Prejudice Name Date Introduction Children born after the 9/11 attack have developed prejudice against Muslims. The attack was conducted by Muslims from the Middle East and several Americans lost their lives as well as a group that suffered serious casualties. Children mostly from White households were the most impacted by this event that influenced their beliefs towards the Arabs. In addition children saw the happenings of this event on the media which shaped their beliefs. Besides children could hear adults in their environment joke about this ethnic group or spew derogatory statements against them. All these influenced how they view this ethnic group in the U. S. Today America records very high levels of prejudice based on race religion nationality and sexual orientation among others. But what is prejudice? Prejudice is a negative attitude towards other individuals based on a prior judgment about those people based on limited experience Atlantic. Killen M. Hitti A. & Mulvey K. L. (2015). Social development and intergroup relations. APA Handbook of personality and social psychology 2 177-201 Pettigrew T. F. & Tropp L. R. (2008). How does intergroup contact reduce prejudice? Meta- Analytic tests of three mediators? European Journal of Social Psychology 38(6): 922-934 Priest N. Walton J. White F Kowal E. Fox B. & Paradies Y. (2016). You are not born Being racist are you? Discussing racism with primary aged-children. Race Ethnicity and Education 19(4) 808-834 Rutland A. & Killen M. (2015). A developmental science approach to reducing prejudice and Social exclusion: Intergroup processes social-cognitive development and moral reasoning Social Issues and Policy Review 9(1) 121-154 The Declaration of Independence. (1776). Retrieved from Charters of Freedom. Government Website. Tilcsik A. (2011). Pride and Prejudice: Employment Discrimination against Openly Gay Men in the United States. American Journal of Sociology 117 (2): 586-626 [...]
2,300-2,500 words on understanding prejudice how it forms and how to prevent it The assignment must include at least eight academic viable sources, four of those with publication dates from the past two years. APA format, American English.