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Gender: Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination

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How does gender differ from other characteristics that form the basis for stereotyping, prejudice, and
discrimination?

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Stereotyping involves generalizations about a particular group or members of a group. For example, one might stereotype that all African-Americans are criminals because there are higher populations of African-Americans in prison. It is basically the process of assuming that everyone is the same within a grouping of people simply because a few are more demonstrative with particular behaviors and thoughts.

Prejudice is taking a stereotype a step further by not only making the generalization but ...

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A discussion regarding some explanations and examples of how gender differences in stereotyping, prejudices and discrimination can be illustrate including how these aspects differ from each other. 300 words, 1 reference.

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