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stereotype

 [ster´e-o-tīp″]
an exaggerated, generalized, oversimplified belief or image, often concerning a group, an individual, or a form of behavior.

stereotype

[stir′ē·ətīp]
Etymology: Gk, stereos + typos, mark
a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.

stereotype

Neurology Stereotypy, see there Vox populi A preconceived and oversimplified idea of the characteristics which make up a person. See Sexual stereotype, Skid row stereotype.

stereotype,

n a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.
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Therefore, when it comes to ethnic stereotyping, television has been noted as the major influence in society.
This further suggests the importance of incorporating perceived realism into studies of media stereotyping because if media users do not perceive media messages as realistic or believable, the chances of their being affected by those messages are slim.
protections within sex stereotyping jurisprudence is theoretically and
That is why stereotyping is thought to have a negative valence.
Stereotyping Asian Americans: The dialectic of the model minority and the yellow peril.
All of these factors, both structural and psychological, converge on the conclusion that enacting positive change in stereotyping is a long-term endeavour, that will require multiple approaches, targeting both structural factors and incorporating tailored interventions that focus on specific content domains depending upon the target group.
What is direly needed when it comes to stereotyping, and especially to systematic stereotyping of social and cultural groups in the media, is to empower these groups to develop a public voice and offer them all the resources the law already has at hand when it comes to libel, slander and discrimination.
9) Social identification implies inter-group stereotyping.
In fact, though, most children's books and basal readers do not convey messages that foster the reduction of gender stereotyping.
Before entering these two issues, we provide a background by analysing the concept of visual stereotype, relating it to the concept of visual prototype, and discussing visual stereotyping with respect to visual naturalism versus visual stylisation.
There were some good ideas for creating activities to illustrate stereotyping and prejudice on the Digest this month.
Stereotyping is the perfect subject to talk about with Ashley since she's muscling through playing a mean girl stereotype in HSM and the generous, but denied, nice girl in Suite Life.