Muslim Stereotypes

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Stereotypes have a pernicious effect. They stress upon the dissimilarities between people as religion, ethnicity, gender and race. For instance, The American journalists always report Muslims as a totally different religious group. Moreover, They function as tools for proving, keeping and reinforcing social orders as they are made by a given society’ members to maintain their social standing by grouping themselves as “us” and exclude the others under the label “them”( Schonemann 30). Furthermore, Stereotypes inform us what the people of a given social group are like and what their behaviours are ( Schonemann 30). For example, whenever an American person meets a Muslim, he will refer to the stereotypes he had about the Muslim 's behaviours
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