What explains the context of stereotypes? How and why do stereotypes of groups change over time?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 23, 2018, 6:18 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/sociology/stratification/stereotypes-and-how-they-change-overtime-348362
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1. What explains the context of stereotypes?
A stereotype refers "to a kind of cognitive representative of knowledge/information that is associatively linked to some groups - the informational that is especially likely to come to mind when one perceives or otherwise thinks about particular groups or group members." (http://books.google.ca/books?id=mYswBBWX5uIC&pg=PA164&lpg=PA164&dq=What+explains+the+context+of+stereotypes%3F+How+and+why+do+stereotypes+of+groups+change+over+time%3F&source=bl&ots=o0cZ3EFzh8&sig=NQAzGxtjAopYnlu-0YHgL-DDNeM&hl=en&ei=A964TKq8CIKfnAfQ_aW4DQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q&f=false) Stereotypes have a useful function as they come readily to mind, so we can quickly (albeit ...
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