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World Studies Unit 2 Terms
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varied, a variety, differences are present, not all the same
an attitude about an individual based on his or her perceived membership in a group. This attitude is formed prior to meeting the person.
are overly simplistic beliefs about groups of people based on their perceived membership in a group.
behavior towards a person or group based on stereotypes and prejudices.
finding people of the opposite sex attractive sexually.
finding people of your same sex attractive sexually.
finding people of both sexes attractive sexually.
refers to the roles that society says we must fit (man or woman)
"becoming" the opposite sex through hormones and operations
following the opposite gender role of your biological sex
to a person's physical appearance, such as skin color, eye color, hair color, bone/jaw structure etc.
relates to cultural factors which are influenced by nationality, ancestry, language and beliefs.
The position that the values and standards of cultures differ and deserve respect.
The tendency to view one's own culture as best and to judge the behavior and beliefs of culturally different people by one's own standards.
a belief or beliefs held by a group about how members should behave in a given context. (ex. handshake when meeting someone)