I. General Observations
1. What is prejudice?
2. Know the three forms of prejudice. Provide a
brief description of each.
- cognitive prejudice
- affective prejudice
- conative prejudice.
3. What is discrimination?
4. Be familiar with the three types of discrimination
- Institutional (a barrier to social equality,
e.g., high tuition)
5. What are stereo
II. Theories about personality
6. What is the Hartley Study?
7. Is prejudice generalized? What does this question
8. What is ethnocentrism?
9. The authoritarian personality
- What is an authoritarian personality?
- Know the characteristics of the authoritarian personality.
- How does an individual develop an
- What are the steps in the process of
developing an authoritarian personality?
10. What is scapegoating and projection?
III. Social Learning and Prejudice
11. Discuss social learning and
prejudice. (social environment is important here.)
12. Social learning occurs via agents of
socialization. Briefly discuss three agents of socialization
- The Family (most important)
- The Media
13. What is selective exposure and modeling?
14. What is the ASCH Line Experiment? Specifically, what did
the experiment involve?
IV. Socioeconomic Status and Prejudice
15. What is SES (or socioeconomic status)?
16. What are objective, subjective, and reputational methods
for accessing SES?
17. Farley contends that prejudice is, in part, a function
of socioeconomic status. Various points that support this position from the notes.