Most theories discussed in this research-paper focus on race, but some work examines gender-associated attitudes and beliefs, anti-gay prejudice, and ageism. According to social learning theory, social information is acquired both directly and indirectly, and this learning process begins in childhood Bandura, Burack, D.
The first part outlines the basic concepts for media professionals and students, including definitions of key words and terminology, description of discriminatory phenomena, hate speech and hate crime, ways of using appropriate language and general guidelines for media professionals and media students.
Discrimination can be either active or passive. However, like people characterized by modern-symbolic prejudice, they may discriminate if they can explain their behavior in nonprejudiced ways.
Examples of such groups are family, school, athletic team, or nation. Laura Morgan Roberts and Robin Ely say women from varying backgrounds cast their ballots for a number of reasons related to gender, economics, and perceptions of leadership.
Putting the brakes on prejudice: On the development and operation of cues for control.