Prejudice Key Words

· Stereotyping
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· System Justification Perspective (explain prejudice)-we are motivated to defend or justify existing systems/inequalities -system justification -to defend against such beliefs we develop stereotypes and legitimizing ideologies to justify the inequality· Social Cognition Perspective (look at duel-process model)biases in information processing play a role in stereotype formation and maintenance· Attributional ambiguity-constant uncertainty about the cause of positive/negative treatment from others -"did i get a promotion bc of pity?"· Stereotype threatfear that we may confirm a negative group stereotypeMulti-culturalnorm that unique features of social identities are celebratedcolor-blind approachwe don't see race, we are all the sameABC=Affect Behavior Cognition