Social stereotype

related topics
{woman, child, man}
{theory, work, human}
{black, white, people}
{math, number, function}
{rate, high, increase}
{government, party, election}

A stereotype is a commonly held popular belief about specific social groups or types of individuals. The concepts of "stereotype" and "prejudice" are often confused with many other different meanings. Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions.

Contents

Etymology

The term stereotype (στερεότυπος) derives from the Greek words στερεός (stereos), "firm, solid"[1] and τύπος (typos), "impression,"[2] hence "solid impression."

Full article ▸

related documents
Pudicitia
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Cisgender
Kachina
United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
Kinsey scale
Sexual roleplay
Edgeplay
Right On!
Steve Cokely
Killology
Art of murder
Generation Y
Celia Larkin
Compassion International
Shannon
Tracy D. Terrell
Joseph Jacotot
Cliveden set
America's Great Depression
Frances Wright
Tertium comparationis
David Andrade
La Jeunesse
Gee Vaucher
Annabel Chong
Beckman Research Institute
Caspar Wessel
John Moore (anarchist)
Shame (novel)