Words of Wisdom:

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Appendix B

Part I

Define the following terms:

|Term                         |Definition                                                                                           |
|Stereotypes                   |A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image                         |
|Prejudice                     |An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts.   |
|Labeling theory               |                                                                                                     |

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                     |
|Age                             |If your young, your ignorant     |Young people are lazy           |Old people are cranky           |
|Gender                           |Men are smarter than women       |Women should be in the kitchen   |The man of the house should be   |
|                                 |                                 |only                             |the one making the money         |
|                                 |                                 |                                 |                                 |

Part III

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

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

I don’t think there are any positive aspects to stereotyping. Whenever you are stereotyping someone you are making general assumptions about that person that you don’t know is true or not. That can only be negative or neutral. I’m not sure there is any positive stereotypes.

    • What...


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