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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 |
|Prejudice |A negative attitude toward an entire category of people, such as a racial or ethnic minority |
|Labeling theory |The way in which negative labels get applied and on the consequences of the labeling process |

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 |Saying someone is a gangster |That black people are fast |All Asians look alike |
| |just because they are black. |runners | |
|Sexual orientation |All gay people are good dressers|Calling lesbians butch |If two gay people raise a child |
| | | |then it will be gay |
|Gender |Men are better then women |All women can do is cook |Men are stronger than women |

Part III

Answer each question in 100 to 150 words related to those…...

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