The socially constructed meaning of human traits such as skin color, facial shape, eye color, and hair texture.
An attitude or judgment about another group usually involving stereotypes.
Shared cultural characteristics, or shared ancestral origins.
A group that is different from the dominant majority, usually judged according to race, ethnicity, or gender.
Prejudiced ideas and stereotypes put into action.
A statement of questionable validity that is indiscriminately applied to all members of a group.