stereotype

(redirected from StereoTyp)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

stereotype

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

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Grundsatzlich stellt das Binnen--I in diesem Abstract die meistgenutzte Form der geschlechtsubergreifenden Referenz dar, es treten jedoch weiterhin eine Paarformel und mehrere geschlechtsubergreifend genutzte Maskulina, besonders bei stereotyp mannlich besetzten Personenbezeichnungen, auf: Medizinstudenten, Untersucher, Phoniater.
By using examples found in the abstracts analysed we can demonstrate that gender--fair language creates clear and unambiguous references while avoiding gender stereotypes. Accordingly, we conclude that gender--fair language is not--as has been repeatedly claimed during the past decades--polemic and cumbersome, but instead lends itself as a precise tool for scientific text production, when it is used to refer in an exact and unambiguous manner to its referential objects.
Even though critical analyses of social discourses and realities was present among the young Muslims interviewed, some also tended to adopt the negative stereotypes about Muslims at least partially and blamed their presumably bad behavior for the negative public image of the whole group.
With Antoine Galland's seminal translation of Alf Laylawa-Layla as Les Mille et Une Nuits: Contes Arabes (12 volumes published between 1704 and 1717), commonly known as The Arabian Nights in English, tales of such women had swiftly become an integral part of European literary tradition and had set the tone for female Oriental stereotypes and a sexuality hidden behind the opaqueness of the veil (Melman 63-65).
Moreover, many of those reasons--such as worries about school quality, stereotypes about the morals and academic unpreparedness of African American students, and concerns regarding state erosion of parental control--look not so very different from those widely embraced today.
Relationship between sex stereotypes related to sports and students' self-determined motivation in physical education classes.
Thus, in several gender cases the Court has struck down a rationale that may have been plausible on its face when close scrutiny revealed it to be a pretext for gender stereotypes. (327) Second, even if this were not a rationale that Justice Kennedy concocted, it could not sustain the full sweep of the statute's gender distinctions.
From this approach, if adolescents harbor negative stereotyped beliefs towards the prototype of females who study technological studies, these kinds of studies will hardly be chosen by girls when they imagine the person they wish to be in the future.
Deploying realist strategies in order to sustain the truth claims of her fiction, she does not dissolve the stereotypes of women so much as display the intractable pain of the condition they determine.
Treichels Blick auf Polen ist deshalb, auch wenn sein Bericht sich streckenweise so lesen liesse, keine neue Variante des Stereotyps ,,Polnische Wirtschaft", sondern beruht auf einer individuell besonderen und keineswegs nur Polen in dieser Art treffenden Sichtweise.
(1) Eighteenth-century anti-Jewish polemics began to implement moral and political (rather than religious) stereotypes of Jews.