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Sample Deductive Essay on Why Gender Stereotypes Are Bad

A stereotype is a cognitive tag. It allows your brain to make a hasty conclusion based on directly visible characteristics such as age, race or gender. Human brain makes quick calls. The problem appears when those stereotypes are applied beyond that snap judgement. It is bias, which is basically a conviction that a stereotype is correct.

A gender stereotype is an abstract view or prejudice about characteristics or attributes that are typical of women or men. Such a stereotype is harmful when it limits the capacity of women and men to develop their personal flairs, achieve their professional goals and make decisions concerning their lives. Read the rest of this entry »