Revista INFAD 2012


Nº1, Vol. 1, pp. 461-468 doi:  en trámite
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El estereotipo racial en los adolescentes

Leandro Navas Martínez / F. Pablo Holgado Tello. pp. 461-468


The aims of this study were to analyze the racial stereotyping of adolescents toward immigrants and analyze whether sex, the educational level and having experiences regarding immigrants introduce differences in the attitudes’ adolescents. Participants were 1461 adolescents aged between 11 and 18 years. They answered the modern racism scale. It was noted that a tenth of the participants showed negative prejudices, which incur fewer the girls than the boys in the subtle prejudice, that students of the first cycle of secondary school are more prejudist than the pupils of second cycle, and subtle prejudices occur more in adolescents who have not had contact with immigrants. Some practical implications were derived and were done self-criticisms.
Keywords: subtle prejudice, stereotype, aversive racism, adolescence.

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