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Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, TX .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prejudices,
  • Discrimination,
  • Prejudices,
  • Discrimination

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

StatementCath Senker.
SeriesExploring tough issues
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF575.P9 S38 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3952570M
ISBN 10073984959X
LC Control Number2001048628
OCLC/WorldCa48056704

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Much research has been done about prejudice and why certain people are prone to this type of negative thinking while others less so. Below we will discuss several theories and research that explains what could be going on when prejudiced thoughts/beliefs are at work. You'll find that while all are different, many have bits and pieces that overlap.   People who are prejudiced feel a much stronger need to make quick and firm judgments and decisions in order to reduce ambiguity. “Of course, everyone has to make decisions, but some people really hate uncertainty and therefore quickly rely on the most obvious information, often the first information they come across, to reduce it” Roets says.   Scholar Ibram X. Kendi, whose provocative new book is titled, "How to be an Antiracist," says the notion that black people can't be racist is tainted by racism itself. Get this from a library! Why are people prejudiced?. [Cath Senker] -- Explains the origins of racism and describes different experiences people face due to prejudices based on skin color and religion.

  This time around, my uncontrolled prejudice, while clearly present, has come in significantly below the average for White people like me. That certainly beats the first time I took the IAT.   Prejudice waxes and wanes in society, often for reasons about which people disagree. Regardless, the more we experience social and political tension, the . A majority of white people have never voted for a black presidential candidate. Yet it is black people who keep racism alive because white is not considered a political identity. It is a.   Question: "What does the Bible say about prejudice?" Answer: Broadly speaking, prejudice is preferential bias, and it can be either favorable or unfavorable. But the term prejudice most often refers to a negative opinion, not based on fact or experience, formed without just grounds or sufficient knowledge. Prejudice targets groups or types of people rather than responding to people .