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Appendix B

Part I

Define the following terms:

|Term                         |Definition                                                                                           |
|Stereotypes                   |A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular group, person, or thing.   |
|Prejudice                     |                                                                                                     |
|                             |A preconceived opinion not based on reason or experience.                                           |
|Labeling theory               |                                                                                                     |
|                             |A social theory that holds that society’s reaction to certain behaviors is a major factor in         |
|                             |defining the self as deviant. This is also called social reaction 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                     |
|Race                             |Asians are good at math.         |Jews are good and tight with     |Black people are good at         |
|                                 |                                 |money                           |basketball                       |
|Religion                         |Muslims are terrorist           |Catholic priest are child       |All wiccans are evil and do     |
|                                 |                                 |molesters                       |black magic                     |
|Gender...

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