Do you think discrimination is a result of the stereotypes that some people believe?

Instructions:

Answer the following question:

Consider the following examples of stereotypes taken from actual testimony in court cases:

  1. Latino employees communicate in Spanish all the time on the job.
  2. One had to be wary around promoting employees with serious health problems.
  3. Would not consider “some woman” for the position, questioned plaintiff about future pregnancy plans, and asked whether her husband would object to her “running around the country with men”.
  4. If it were his company, he would not hire any gays or lesbians.

Do you think discrimination is a result of the stereotypes that some people believe? Discuss the effect of common stereotypes on issues of discrimination. Do you see examples of discrimination in your environment? Your community? Your work or your school?

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.