Humanities
Grantham University Gender and Race Stereotypes in Our Society Paper

Question Description

Think back to the stereotypes that you have seen in the past. For the assignment this week, write a 750 (or more) word, APA style paper that addresses the following:

  1. List a few of the stereotypes or types of stereotypes.
  2. In what ways do they exaggerate the group?
  3. What aspects do you believe are true?
  4. Why do you believe they are true?
  5. Think back to the stereotypes that you have seen over the past.
  6. What is your perspective of people who used those stereotypes?
Grading Criteria AssignmentsMaximum Points
Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria40
Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts20
Clearly present well-reasoned ideas and concepts30
Mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling that affects clarity, and citation of sources as needed 10
Total100

Final Answer

Attached.

Running Head: STEREOTYPES

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Stereotypes
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STEREOTYPES

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Stereotypes

A stereotype is an over-generalized and fixed, opinion, belief or assumption about a
particular class of people or group that presents an entire set of similar behaviors as a whole. The
type, nature or stereotype characteristic presented creates a picture of who an individual or a
group of individuals are and their social placement in the society. Based on race, gender, age,
culture, religion, and education or class, the nature of stereotypes is well defined and identified.
Types of stereotypes are education or class, age, race, gender, religion and culture stereotypes.
Other stereotypes types are; clothing or accessories, complexion, place of origin, neighborhood,
career, disability, marital status, diet, sexual orientation, memberships, and income stereotypes.
Stereotyping may be fundamentally incorrect with its generalization of traits reflective of
the internal and underlying motivations and prejudices of the stereotyper. To any given group of
individuals. Stereotypes exaggerate a group in two main ways; by amplifying the reality and by
influence individual judgments either positively or negatively, in their original intent. There are
no neutral stereotypes. Stereotypes can have a negative impact causing discr...

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