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Appendix B

Part I

Define the following terms:

|Term |Definition |

|Stereotypes |Unreliable, exaggerated generalizations about all members of a group that do not take individual |

| |differences into account (Schaefer Vocab.) |

| |For me stereotypes is just rumors being spread by close minded people. |

|Prejudice |A negative attitude toward an entire category of people, such as racial or ethnic minority. ( |

| |Schaefer vocab.) |

|Labeling theory |Howard Becker originated it in the 1960s. It explains why people’s behavior is the way it is. |

| |(Schaefer vocab.) |

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 |

|RACE |All white people are prejudice. |All black people are to blame. |Not all Mexicans are |

| | | |trustworthy. |

|RELIGION |All Jews are Christ killers. |All Muslims are terrorists. |All Christians are rich. |

|GENDER |Males are more...