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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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Today is a historic day for The Communicated Stereotype. Not because it is the day that the legality of Health Care Reform in the United States was upheld by the Supreme Court. Today is historic because I am launching a new series on TCS. Thursday will henceforth be known as ‘Thing Thursday’ and blogs posted […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 13:38 | 0 comments
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Angelo Scuderi is The Communicated Stereotype’s guest blogger for today’s WEblog Wednesday. In his post, he discusses how people steadfastly hold firm to their stereotypes even when confronted with counter-stereotypical information. Through his discussion, Angelo shows how stereotypes of pit bulls can help us understand stereotypes in general. A special thanks to Angelo for sharing […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 10:39 | 1 comment
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What does the next trend in t-shirts that gladly contribute to the communication of stereotypes look like? TCM makes a prediction. In line with previous shirts that seek to categorize types, which is indeed the point of stereotypes after all, two recent categorizations are likely to make it on to t-shirts in the not too […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 08:00 | 1 comment
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Several years ago, How to Start a Movement went viral. In three minutes, the Derek Sivers explains how one person’s actions can motivate others to act in ways that can have a large impact. Recently, I published an article titled Small Behavior, Big Change that highlights a learning activity that I use in class. The […]

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 20:54 | 0 comments
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Blonde Stereotypes are bad for brunettes. Nowhere is this more clear than in the media and specifically in children’s movies. Disney movies are perhaps the biggest culprit. Although children’s movies might easily be overlooked or disregarded as irrelevant to how adults view blondes, all adults were once children socialized through various sources including the media […]

Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 07:05 | 3 comments
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Welcome to T-Shirt Tuesday at The Communicated Stereotype. Today we have Pitbull Stereotype T-Shirts FOR SALE! Women, Jews, Muslims, blacks, geeks, blondes, republicans . . . It’s true that sometimes stereotyping these groups can be funny. But don’t you get bored of stereotyping the same groups over and over? Ever wish there were more groups […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 23:10 | 0 comments
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