Stereotype and Prejudice Worksheet

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Stereotypes and Prejudice Worksheet

Please complete the following exercises, remembering that you are in an academic setting and should remain unbiased, considerate, and professional when completing this worksheet.

Part I

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 | |Gender |Males are smarter than females |Males work harder than females |Women clean better than mens. | |Race |African Americans are criminals. |African Americans are stupid and |African American Females have | | | |lazy |attitudes | | |That all muslims are terroist. |Mexicans are illegal aliens. |Itailians are connected to the | |Ethnicity | | |mob. |

Part II

Answer each question in 50 to 100 words related to those stereotypes. Provide citations for all the sources you use.

What are the positive aspects of stereotypes, if any? There are some positive aspects of sterotypes for example, that Mexicans are hard workers. Aside from the fact that hispanics are considered to be the minority they have a good reputation when it comes to work.Hispanics has gained a reputation for providing quality work for reasonable prices. Which is something that is uncommon for most other races.

What are the negative aspects of stereotypes? Some sterotypes are negative for...
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