Prejudice and discriminiation (How does it influence our social behaviour?…
Prejudice and discriminiation
how and why developing prejudice
Belief congruence theory
similar beliefs: social harmony
dissimilar beliefs: dislike and prejudice
prejudice as an attitude
inherent fear of the unfamiliar & unusual
symplification/ reduction of uncertainty
atavistic behaviour immune system / evolutionary perspective
intergroup emotion theory
What are the effects of stereotyping?
stereotype threat (scare of fitting into the stereotype)
How does it influence our social behaviour?
Reluctance to help
Emergent norm theory
social categorization theory (prejudice is only supported if the whole groups supports it)
Social competition theory
When does a stereotype turn into discrimination?
Relative deprivation (feelings of having less than they are meant to (victim) - subjective
Collective group behaviour
Behaviour expression of prejudice
Different types of discrimination
Conative group behaviour