Definitions for "Stereotypes"
Cognitive schemas that allow for easy and efficient organization of information about people based on their membership in certain groups. go to glossary index
are simplistic conceptions of usually complex and diverse groups of people. Stereotypes are exclusionary. They are sometimes referred to as 'mental cookie cutters' - rigid, inflexible forms that are imposed on but do not reflect reality. Common stereotypes involve gender, sexuality, and race.
The labeling of people and events by using poor or little information, leading to false conclusions.
Anything that represents something in a typical way. example - "Our American youngsters spend all their time at the movies; they're a mess." E. B. White "The other Chinese girls did not talk either, so I knew the silence had to do with being a Chinese girl." Maxine Hong Kingston
Anything that represents something in a typical way; such as the drunk, the nurse, the cop, the grandmother. A picture of that character pops into your mind.
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"Stereotypes" is a song by British band Blur and is the opening track to their fourth studio album, The Great Escape. It was released 5 February 1996 as the third single from that album, charting at #7 in the UK Singles Chart (see 1996 in British music).
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