Definition: A stereotype is “...a fixed, over generalized belief about a particular group or class of people.” (Cardwell, 1996).

A stereotype is…

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Definition: A stereotype is “...a fixed, over generalized belief about a particular group or class of people.” (Cardwell, 1996). For example, a “hells angel” biker dresses in leather. One advantage of a stereotype is that it...
55 National Stereotypes that will Ruin or Make your Day

55 National Stereotypes that will Ruin or Make your Day

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Inspired by an idea of Mon earlier on this post, I searched the net far and wide to find the most common stereotypes about Nationalities. Generalizations about cultures or nationalities can be a source of...
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The Mapping Stereotypes

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The Mapping Stereotypes is project is the work of Yanko Tsvetkov, a graphic artist who also goes by the name Alphadesigner. Tsvetkov has lived all over Europe, but back in 2009 when he got...
Heaven is where the cooks are French, the police are British, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. Hell is where the cooks are British, the police are German, the mechanics are French, the lovers are Swiss, and everything is organized by the Italians.

You are Not Your Country: Top 10 National Stereotypes

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Heaven is where the cooks are French, the police are British, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. Hell is where the cooks are British, the police...
The 6 Most Statistically Full of Shit National Stereotypes

The 6 Most Statistically Full of Shit National Stereotypes

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Let's face the fact: Stereotypes exist for a reason! They help us form opinions about people without all the hassle of getting to know them. Why waste time talking to, say, a Frenchman, when...
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Italian Stereotypes

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Ok, What is the first thing you think about an italian stereotyped? What are some stereotypes of Italians? Spaghetti? mafia? musical accent? gestures?  romantic?  loud? fashion? For sure  these are all words often used to...

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