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Appendix B

Part I

Define the following terms:

|Term |Definition |

|Stereotypes |Generalizations about all members of a group and do not consider our individual differences. |

|Prejudice |A negative attitude towards a category an entire category of people. This could be an ethnic, or |

| |racial group. |

|Labeling theory |People that get labeled are more likely to follow that label. For example if a person is labeled as |

| |a delinquent they are more likely to engage in criminal activity. |

Part II

Select three of the identity categories below and name or describe at least 3 related stereotypes for each:

• Race

• Ethnicity

• Religion

• Gender

• Sexual orientation

• Age

• Disability

|Category |Stereotype 1 |Stereotype 2 |Stereotype 3 |

|Disability |Less intelligent |Lazy |Can’t answer for themselves |

|Gender |Women: Get married |Be nurturing |Women are nurses not doctors |

|Age |Older people are weak |Younger people don’t know |Old people are not interesting |

| | |anything | |

Part III

Answer each question in 100 to 150 words related to those stereotypes:

• What are the positive aspects of the stereotypes, if any?

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