Prejudice Theories and Authoritarian Personality
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Prejudice Theories and Authoritarian Personality

Explore the different theories related to prejudice beliefs, including Scapegoat Theory, Frustration Aggression Theory, and Authoritarian Personality Theory. Understand how authoritarianism and culture play a role in shaping prejudiced attitudes.

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What is the defense mechanism used by those who blame another group for the troubles they face?

Scapegoat Theory

What is the main purpose of racialization?

To judge people based on physical and cultural differences

Which theory sees prejudice as the outgrowth of a certain authoritarian personality profile?

Authoritarian Personality Theory

What is the significance of the Doctrine of Discovery in the context of Indigenous people?

<p>It asserts that Euro Christian countries have control over New World lands</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for unequal treatment of different groups of people?

<p>Discrimination</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is race considered a social concept rather than a biological construction?

<p>Because it is based on visible characteristics like skin color</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the desire for order, tradition, and strong leaders associated with maintaining the status quo called?

<p>Authoritarianism</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'Visible Minority' refer to?

<p>Individuals who are non-white and non-Caucasian</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which stage involves the belief in a minority group's innate inferiority?

<p>Stage 3 - Beliefs in minority's innate inferiority</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the concept of 'master narrative' relate to the racialization of groups?

<p>It creates a heroic story for one group while marginalizing others</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do stereotypes refer to?

<p>Exaggerated and simplified descriptions applied to every person in a category</p> Signup and view all the answers

What role does reciprocity play in research involving different communities?

<p>It promotes meaningful relationships with research subjects</p> Signup and view all the answers

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