. Highlight some of the variations you may observe in terms of:
• Personal, social and culturalidentities.
In providing an answer to this question I should like to draw on my past experience of living in a community that is...
, emotions, attitudes & behavior can be shaped/altered by cultural & social factors, socialization, and situational concerns [lecture 13-2 slide 14]
■ sexuality is more flexible/malleable for women than men
■ Rates of bisexuality, change in identity...
heritage, gender, class, ethnic-racial identity, sexual orientation, disability, and age cohort help shape personal values, assumptions, and biases related to identified groups; • knowledge of the following factors: • historical and cultural embeddedness and change of psychological theory, inquiry...
female responses were considered separately and the reoccurring thoughts were that: it is humorous, gender stereotyping is a tool used to keep patriarchal power intact, it is unfair but based on some truth, the ideal is outdated, it has to do with cultural and societal influences and that gender...
think the legislation is still relevant? Explain your response.
· Your textbooks say that according to sociologists, racial categories are misleading and are harmful ways to divide human groups. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?
Week Six Discussion Questions
· Do social...
stereotyping and prejudice and introductory social psy-
Participation was solicited during a regular class
period. Students were told that they would take a survey
of college experiences and that their responses would be
used to construct materials for psychology studies. Stu...
image is what dictates social expectations and furthermore dictates our critical response when we view female characteristics such as looks and behaviour. These aspects, looks and behaviour, are the two main ways in which society evaluates an individual and creates a stereotype that causes judgement if...
conflict – strong sense of group identity (Pettigrew, 1979)
* Both groups forming a mirror image of one another – ‘socialidentity’ important – categorisation and stereotyping involved, why is this pattern collectively shared?
* Sherif (1950-1960s) – ‘boys camp studies’ – relationship of...
actions of an individual reflect on his or her whole culture, sex, age, race, class, or nationality” (“Stereotype”). To put it plainly, stereotyping is a tool that we use to label people. Stereotyping takes away the identity of the individual and replace it with a generalize characteristic that are...
and by promoting equal opportunities.
2. Describe the community you live in. Highlight some of the variations you may observe in terms of:
• Personal, social and culturalidentities.
At present I am currently...
coloured people), who acknowledged the programme to be only one representation of black folks.
‘Stereotyping is a process of selective perception by which the complex character of experience is filtered and simplified into fixed categories.’ (Daniels: 1989)
Parallel to these...
training, employment, or community involvement.
SocialClass and SES: Relative standing in the society based on income, power, background, and prestige.
* Four general levels- upper class, middle class, working class, lower class
Bilingual Education: Bilingualism- speaking...
Models of category-basedstereotyping (Brewer, 1988; Fiske &
Neuberg, 1990) suggest that perceivers categorize individuals as
soon as a meaningful social category is available. More personalized or individuated impressions can also be formed, provided that
the perceiver has both sufficient...
tendency to categorize
use in group and out group as categories
socialidentity theory ( tajfel) – part of our self concept can come from group membership
in group bias – favor your own group
outgroup homogeneity effect – perception of outgroup members as being more similar to one another than in...
cohesion, gives people a socialidentity, provide society with the stability it needs, and gives meaning and purpose to people’s lives. Other groups which tends to have a positive impact on the society are charity groups, they provide support to people with ill-health or chronic diseases, preventing...
. Cohen did not look at the economically oriented career criminal, but looked at the delinquency subculture, focusing on gang delinquency among working class youth in slum areas which developed a distinctive culture as a response to their perceived lack of economic and social opportunity within U.S...
2. Social- who you know
3. Symbolic- our resources connected to our prestige
4. Cultural- sport (What type of physical activity your involved in)
Capital and Sport/PA
Physical activity opportunities allows you to connect to other networks
Bourdieu, Sport and SocialClass
** Based on his...
, that certain people have particular qualities or abilities because they belong to a particular race, sex or socialclass. Discrimination is the practice of treating one particular group in the society in an unfair way. Prejudice is to influence someone so that they have an unfair or unreasonable...
new culture; isolated; denies the existence of new culture
Defence: Negative stereotyping; superiority of one’s own culture eg. Nazis
Minimization: Hide cultural variations; universal truth or values based on one’s own
126 Global Perspectives, Local Initiatives
number of different social categories used in the UK to classify people:
❖ Age – how long they have lived
❖ Class – which socio-economic group they belong to
❖ Ethnic group – group you belong to which shares a common culturalidentity
❖ Sex – biologically female or male