Causes Of Prejudice Analysis

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Michael argues that men suppose to be masculine. The first guy code that he points out is a men suppose to behave like a men. For example, not showing to the people his weaknesses. The second point is that masculinity shown through wealth and power. The third rule is that a men suppose to be independent while in a difficult situation. The last one is that a man should be aggressive.

Response A men is not always should be masculine. Hugs, kisses, and love are sometimes needed for men so he feel loved by the people surround him. Because a men have a feeling that is prone to depression, women should provide men with warmness instead of demanding on men all the time because a men is a human that have feelings. A men usually did not
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Many people believe that if one wants to be accepted, one suppose to follow “the rules” that are set by the society. However, no matter how hard one tries to “fit in” the society, I believe that there will be haters in the society. Therefore, instead of trying to follow the rules in order to look for acceptance from the society, be the best version of yourself because one is unique. The uniqueness of a person should not be destroyed by the gender roles.

Chapter5, article 1: Causes of Prejudice by Vincent
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Levels of prejudice that has been exists on three levels: cognitive, emotional, and action orientation. Self-justification which is denigrating a person, authoritarian personality, and frustration which ignores the role of culture. These are the four elements that have been focused to show the relation of psychology and the cause of prejudice. Moreover, there are two main factors of prejudice in relation to sociology which are socialization and economic competition.
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Prejudice is biased. We all have our biased towards other people. However, we cannot rely on the people’s prejudice all the time because there is no strong foundation that relies beneath the prejudice. Prejudicial attitudes that is a result from imitation is one of the examples that we have to avoid because imitating what others did is showing that one do not have a stance. As an individual that contributes in a society, we cannot judge others by what people think because people are biased and the prejudice is not always true in reality.

Chapter5, article2: Models of American Ethnic Relations: A Historical Perspective, George Fredrickson

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