compounded stereotypes

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1068

Definition

A generalised view or preconception about groups that results from the ascription of attributes, characteristics or roles based on one or more grounds.

See also: gender stereotypes

Source(s)

Cusack, S. (2013). Gender Stereotyping as a Human Rights Violation: Research Report. Prepared for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Available at: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Women/WRGS/StudyGenderStereotyping...

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