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Flashcards in Prejudice Deck (5)
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Prejudice is…

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making judgements about people based on little/no actual knowledge. E.G based on membership to a certain group

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Discrimination is…

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Behaviour towards a person that acts on a prejudice you have. E.G Treating people differently according to their group membership

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The cognitive element is…

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the belief held about a certain group, usually in the form of stereotypes

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The affective element is…

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Feelings experienced in response to the group, anger, fear, hate for example

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The behavioural element is…

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our actions towards the object of prejudice, behaving differently towards people, could just be avoidance