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I'm a girl who loves makeup. I'm also a girl who loves books. The dumb stereotype of choosing one or the other is so annoying. Fight me.

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Seriously, of course I really do know why... racism, hate for those others that are different from their sick norm!

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23 Pictures That Prove Punks Are Actually Total Softies

The punk subculture is often vulnerable to society’s tendency to over-react and cause a kind of hysteria about the threat these young people apparently pose to society (Haenfler 2014, p. 9). The media often perpetuates negative stereotypes of young punks and subsequently many people outside the subculture also take on these views. Whilst being a part of the punk subculture can actually be very positive, moral panics cause it to be seen as nothing but a breeding ground for trouble and…

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BPS: A learned society site with very good literature reviews, links to other sites and a impressive current news section. RSS and Email digests also available from here...

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Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students

Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students When capable black college students fail to perform as well as their white counterparts, the explanation often has less to do with preparation or ability than with the threat of stereotypes about their capacity to succeed. Educators at Stanford who tested this hypothesis report their findings and propose solutions

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