Causes of prejudice

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  • Causes of prejudice
    • Scapegoating
      • Blaming certain groups for bad things happening in society.
    • Ignorance
      • Not knowing the facts and not wanting to know them
    • Fear
      • Feeling threatened in some way
    • Upbringing
      • Your parents views influencing yours.
    • Media
      • magazines, newspapers, television e.t.c. portraying a certain view and putting pressure on you to think it is right.
    • Stereotyping
      • Thinking a group of people are all the same e.g Some people stereotype Muslims to be terrorists
    • Fear of foreigners
      • (xenophobia)

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