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Sensitivity and Stereotyping

What is the relationship between cultural sensitivity and stereotyping including how to foster the former without engaging in the latter? Please help me with giving an example of how cultural sensitivity can result in stereotyping. Describe what specific interactions or skills one would use and how one would use them so as to prevent such an occurrence.

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As you briefly discuss the relationship between cultural sensitivity and stereotyping, one can try to affirm tolerance and cultural sensitivity by getting to know cultural norms, customs, beliefs, and rituals indicative of a certain group or ethnicity. The fine line arises because by getting to know how one's culture reflect in his or her actions, personality, morals, and beliefs, there is a fear that we are generalizing too much or assuming that all people from that culture always exhibit those traits.

In order to elucidate, I giving you an example of how cultural sensitivity can result in stereotyping from my own life. When having a Cambodian family to my house, I prepared foods with lots of spice because I ...

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200 words of personal notes and a reference are included to briefly discuss the relationship between cultural sensitivity and stereotyping.

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