History has shown that as the number of available jobs decreases, prejudice and discrimination increase.
Results: Below ground, where the social norm was friendly behavior towards work colleagues, 80 of the white miners were friendly towards the black miners. Have you ever wondered what your personality type means? We are simply inundated with too much information to sort through all of it in a logical, methodical, and rational fashion.
Notions become set among the poor and minorities that they are that way due to their own fault, not because of the barriers placed in front of them that inhibit their improvement in social position.
It is more an attitude that has been influenced by family, friends, church groups, and first-hand experiences.
Illegal immigration across the U. In this way the stereotype persists despite evidence to the contrary. Those in leadership roles such as heads of government may gain greater tolerance among the population for their oppressive government actions and support for discriminatory policies toward minorities.
A fear of diversity Studies have shown that persons prone toward prejudice, particularly having well established prejudices, often share certain common psychological traits. The simplistic manner of viewing the world leads to the prejudice being considered "common sense.
Good and bad moods can greatly influence how a person views members of other groups.