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University of Toronto Scarborough
Michael Inzlicht

chapter 6 - experiencing prejudice stigma - possession of a characteristic or attribute that conveys a negative social identity; deviant, flawed, limited, spoiled or generally undesirable stigmatized person - reduced in our minds from a whole and usual person to a tainted, discounted one Erving Goffman - three types of stigmas abominations of the body blemishes of individual character tribal stigmas of race, nation, and religion Doosje and Ellemers - group identification - high identifiers more likely to associate themselves with their group even when it has a negative image; low identifiers more likely to dissociate, quite prepared to let the group fall apart Steele and Aronson - stereotype threat - situation in which negative expectations about ability (due to stereotypes about the groups ability on that dimension) lead the stigmatized person to experience anxiety at the thought of performing poorly and confirming the stereotype; this anxiety often has the unfortunate effects of inhibiting performance and confirming the stereotype www.notesolution.com
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