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Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby Spiegepj » Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:43 pm

I have this Homework assignment I was having trouble with. I thought people here would have fun with it. I need to find a positive stereotype and a negative stereotype about the following groups. Thanks ;-D

Question #3 – Activity 1.5
People with Southern Accents
Positive Stereotype: sweet, soft-spoken
Negative Stereotype: ignorant, improper

People who are Poor
Positive Stereotype: money conscience, kind
Negative Stereotype: lazy

African Americans
Positive Stereotype: good at sports, athletic
Negative Stereotype: related with crime

Men
Positive Stereotype: strong, confident
Negative Stereotype: cocky, headstrong

Young People
Positive Stereotype: lively, energetic
Negative Stereotype: trouble-making, unknowledgeable, naive

European Americans
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Honor Students
Positive Stereotype: good grades, polite
Negative Stereotype: teachers pet, uptight

Latinos/Latinas
Positive Stereotype: good dancers, passionate
Negative Stereotype: smell bad, sketchy

Appalachians
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Germans
Positive Stereotype: good drinkers, nice
Negative Stereotype: hairy, confrontational

Student athletes
Positive Stereotype: popular, good at sports
Negative Stereotype: not good in school

Chinese
Positive Stereotype: smart
Negative Stereotype:

Chinese Americans
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Sorority Women
Positive Stereotype: good looking, like to have fun
Negative Stereotype: conceded, needy

Japanese
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Japanese Americans
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Elderly People
Positive Stereotype: knowledgeable, wise
Negative Stereotype: immobile, not updated with current times

People who use a wheelchair
Positive Stereotype: kind
Negative Stereotype:

Jewish people
Positive Stereotype: good with money and accounting
Negative Stereotype: big nose, greedy

Muslim people
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Fraternity men
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Christian people
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Gay men
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

People who are rich
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Asian Americans
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Lesbians
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:

Women
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype:
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby CheeseBeger » Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:54 pm

Ill take one ;-D

Appalachians
Positive Stereotype: Great banjo players
Negative Stereotype: Family tree is circular, Do not own toothbrushes
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby SJNez46 » Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:15 pm

CheeseBeger wrote:Ill take one ;-D

Appalachians
Positive Stereotype: Great banjo players
Negative Stereotype: Family tree is circular, Do not own toothbrushes

:-D that one made me lol
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby sportsguy138 » Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:26 pm

I don't see this ending up in a positive way, so I just won't say anything to begin with for the negative stereo types. :-o I'll contribute to one of the positive ones though.

People who are rich
Positive Stereotype: generous, good with managing money
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby bleach168 » Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:51 pm

Sorry, this is the best I can do.

Chinese
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype: Commies. Poor farmers.

Japanese
Positive Stereotype: Good at making electronics and cars.
Negative Stereotype:



Asian Americans
Positive Stereotype: Good at math.
Negative Stereotype: Can't sing and dance.

Gay men
Positive Stereotype: Good fashion sense.

Women
Positive Stereotype: Caring.
Negative Stereotype:

European Americans
Positive Stereotype: Cultured.
Negative Stereotype: Snobby (or is that just the french?)

Fraternity men
Positive Stereotype: Fun/funny.
Negative Stereotype: Drunks.

Muslim people
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype: terrorists.
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby Snakes Gould » Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:42 pm

yeah i dont see this ending good.
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby smoovethug » Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:40 am

Over/Under 25 replies before this gets locked. :-D



Women
Positive Stereotype: good with home skills, good readers
Negative Stereotype: bad drivers, gossipy

African Americans
Positive Stereotype: good at sports, athletic, good dancers/rhythmically inclined
Negative Stereotype: related with crime
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby davidmarver » Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:04 am

Snakes Gould wrote:yeah i dont see this ending good.

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Positive stereotype:
Negative stereotype: Uses good instead of well.

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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby SJNez46 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 6:56 am

ya, I also didnt think this was a very good idea, but it is for his school... :-?
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Re: Positive and Negative Stereotypes

Postby teddy ballgame » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:02 am

Chinese Americans
Positive Stereotype:
Negative Stereotype: Bad drivers
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