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Stereotype and status librarians in the United States by Wilson, Pauline.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Library science -- Vocational guidance -- United States.,
  • Stereotype (Psychology)

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Edition Notes

StatementPauline Wilson.
SeriesContributions in librarianship and information science,, no. 41
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ668 .W75 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3486548M
ISBN 100313235163
LC Control Number82006119

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This book contains a collection of classic and contemporary readings that have contributed to our understanding of stereotypes and prejudice from a social-psychological perspective. The selected readings all make an important theoretical contribution, but have also been chosen with an eye on their accessibility and appeal to students. The volume also includes an overall review of the current 5/5(1). Stereotypes are considered as old as humanity and they have become natural and common phenomena in cultures around the world. A stereotype is based on some kind of prejudice or generalization and it can refer to people's race or color, gender, social class or appearance. The word stereotype derives from Greek and it literally means "solid. Examining Stereotypes in Books As you read independently, complete the handouts on page 3 and 4. Use specific examples from your book to show how it reinforces or breaks down stereotypes. The questions and issues on the next page may help guide your thinking, or you might have your own ideas to contribute. Gender Stereotypes. The terms stereotype, prejudice, discrimination, and racism are often used interchangeably in everyday conversation. Let us explore the differences between these concepts. Stereotypes are oversimplified generalizations about groups of people. Stereotypes can be based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation—almost any characteristic.

  Socioeconomic Status and Stereotypes Socioeconomic status is the calculation of the financial and sociological standing of a family or an individual. This quantifiable measure is determined by the characteristics of education level, employment, and income (Northwestern University, ).   Research by Jost and co-author Aaron Kay is the first to demonstrate a cause and effect relationship between exposure to certain stereotypes and subsequent agreement with statements that support the status quo. Women who accept the stereotype that they are nurturing and kind (whereas men are powerful and agentic) are also more likely to justify. First, you have stereotypes, and that will be the black drug dealer, the east Asian kung fu master, the Middle Eastern terrorist in 'True Lies.' Then you have stuff that takes place on culturally specific terrain, that engages with it, but actually subverts assumptions. 'Smashes' stereotypes. That's where I've come into the game. Riz Ahmed. The purpose of this book is to help librarians overcome the problem of stereotypes by explaining how such stereotypes are created and perpetuated, and how they can be defused. Author Pauline Wilson begins with an overview of stereotyping in general, and a discussion of how librarians are stereotyped.