Archive for July, 2012

One stereotype of blacks in America is that they are all ancestors of slaves. This is because blacks in the United states are assumed to have predominantly African ancestry. I’m not a fan of the theory that stereotypes are accurate, but for those of you who think stereotypes ARE accurate, here’s some evidence for this […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 10:00 | 1 comment
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The Stereotype guru prides herself on the disinterested stance she takes on the topic of stereotypes. Unlike many others who study stereotypes, I avoid a critical approach that views stereotypes as inherently bad. I tend not to obsess about the negative effects of stereotype use on people. These effects are usually summed up in two […]

Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 13:56 | 5 comments
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When children make things up (lie) parents seize these teaching moments as opportunities to explain to children that this isn’t acceptable. First, it’s simply not nice to say something that isn’t true. Second, it can cause problems that are much bigger than the person lying can even realize- getting someone else in trouble, being persecuted […]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 20:11 | 1 comment
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Hear him communicate stereotypes about women! Hear her communicate stereotypes about men!

Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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For today’s WeBlog Wednesday, Ian Reifowitz, Associate Professor at Empire State College and author of Obama’s America: A Transformative Vision of Our National Identity (Potomac Books, 2012) provides The Communicated Stereotype with his insights about stereotypes of Americanness. His discussion is based on two terms that I’ve used frequently on this blog- ingroups and outgrous. […]

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 16:24 | 0 comments
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See nine more from Ladies’ Home Journal. Or perhaps see if you can locate a copy of the definitive cartoon book on the topic.

Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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