Identify two stereotypes you’ve observed or experienced. To help identify good examples I suggest you watch some commercials watch a TV show

Identify two stereotypes you’ve observed or experienced.What small steps you think can be taken either on a personal or societal level to begin to change the prevalence of the stereotype

 

Stereotypes in Our Culture

Identify two stereotypes you’ve observed or experienced. To help identify good examples I suggest you watch some commercials watch a TV show or walk through a store while focusing on identifying stereotypes.  Ask friends or family members to give examples of stereotypes they’ve experienced or observed. Your paper will consist of a separate section for both stereotypes you identify.

For each one describe:

First Serotype

  1. the stereotype
  2. the beliefs or assumptions on which the stereotype is based
  3. what’s inaccurate about the stereotype
  4. why you think the stereotype persists
  5. what effect the stereotype has on the people who are stereotyped
  6. what effect the stereotype has on society
  7. what small steps you think can be taken either on a personal or societal level to begin to change the prevalence of the stereotype
  8. how you have been impacted either directly or indirectly by this stereotype

Second Sterotype

  1. the stereotype
  2. the beliefs or assumptions on which the stereotype is based
  3. what’s inaccurate about the stereotype
  4. why you think the stereotype persists
  5. what effect the stereotype has on the people who are stereotyped
  6. what effect the stereotype has on society
  7. what small steps you think can be taken either on a personal or societal level to begin to change the prevalence of the stereotype
  8. how you have been impacted either directly or indirectly by this stereotype

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