Stereotyping In Malcom Gladwell's The Sports Taboo

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"A racist stereotype is the assertion of average difference." Malcom Gladwell's The Sports Taboo addresses the fact that people get judged and stereotyped solely based on their race and there gender, among other thing. He using his own life experience plus research to show that stereotyping is all about there being a difference. He uses sports as a main example of how stereotyping works. Many people have seen stereotyping take place while other have experienced it first hand. Some of the people who have been stereotyped could have taken it in either a positive or negative way.
Gladwell started running track in high school. As an Western Indian at his school, you would normal stick to the races under a quarter mile, or sprints. He points out
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Gladwell brings up the fact that a very well known mathematical competition has been won by males every year except for one. There has always been the stereotype that men are smarter than women and that men are better at things, like driving, than women are. Men who have heard this stereotype probably are not offended by this and often agree with it. Women most likely get very angry when they hear this. They get seriously offended when they hear that just because someone is male, they are smarter then females. There will always be this argument among men and women until it is one hundred percent proven, and there still will be arguments against the evidence that is found. No matter what is proven by science, there will always be stereotypes, good and bad. There are always going to be differences in race and gender. There will always be people who believe that just because someone is a specific race or gender they are better at something then the other gender or races. There will always be the need for people to use everything as competition. There will always be the need to point out that someone is better at something then someone else. People will never look at others and not notice
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