Gender Stereotypes And Stereotypes
Stereotypes and Prejudices
Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying, “Justice will no be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are”. Discrimination based on gender, race, and age continue to haunt American society. Discrimination is most often caused by a stereotype, general impression, and prejudice, an unjustified or incorrect attitude about a group of people” (Bojanic & Nedic, 2015, p.487). Investigating these three areas, in terms of stereotypes and prejudices, suggests these forces will continue, and become more prevalent in the future.
Ageism is the discrimination or prejudice of a people group based on their age (Macionis, 2015). The typical older adult is thought to be less physically attractive, less…