Stereotype formation as trait aggregation

B. Can, M. Remzi Sanver

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Abstract

We propose an aggregation model which explains stereotype formation under the attribution hypothesis. We show, under very mild axioms, that an observer can be thought of perceiving a group in terms of her subjective opinion about the representativeness of subgroups, as well as a possible prejudice she might have.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-237
Number of pages12
JournalMathematical Social Sciences
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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