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Factors contributing to Prejudice and Discrimination

1. What are the major factors contributing to prejudice and discrimination? What might we do to reduce the levels of hate that pervade our society? Please use following term (ethnicity, racism, minority, stereotype, genocide, segregation) in answering the questions.

Please give me your personal response, not from a websites. If you could provide examples that would be fantastic too.

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1. What are the major factors contributing to prejudice and discrimination? What might we do to reduce the levels of hate that pervade our society?

Attitudes and negative judgments about certain groups of people contribute to prejudice and discriminations based on these attitudes and prejudgments. This is true by definitions as prejudice is often defined as an unsubstantiated negative prejudgment of individuals or groups based on r one's race, ethnicity, gender or religion. Discrimination is influenced by prejudiced attitudes, which results in treating people as if the preconceived notions called stereotypes are true. This often leads to discriminatory actions such as excluding individuals or groups from certain aspects of society or treating them negatively through insults, ignoring or mistreating in some other way. Often minority groups are discriminated against ...

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Discusses aspects of prejudice and discrimination by addressing the questions.

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