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Negative Stereotypes

How To Fight Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty
Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ph.D.

Around the world, older adults are exposed to negative stereotypes and, sometimes, outright discrimination. These vulnerabilities are especially worrisome today, given older workers' increasing demand for employment.

Male Jurors More Likely To Find Fat Women Guilty, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women

Researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity have found the presence of a significant fat bias against female defendants in the court...

When Popular Novels Perpetuate Negative Stereotypes: Mark Haddon, Asperger's and Irresponsible Fiction

Greg Olear | Posted 01.18.2012 | Books
Greg Olear

I don't begrudge Mark Haddon his freedom of speech. What I find objectionable is that he seems unaware of, or, worse, indifferent toward, the fact that he has made both his name and his fortune exploiting the Asperger's community, my son included.

The McDonald's "Mr. James" Ad Campaign and How We Don't Care About White People, Apparently

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

Oh dear. It seems that we've ruffled a few feathers while writing about stereotypes.