Asked by Grant Bergman on Mar 10, 2024

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Which of the following theories of prejudice asserts that people are categorized as somebodies or nobodies?

A) Self-regulation of prejudice
B) Rankism
C) Frustration-aggression-displacement hypothesis
D) Authoritarian personality

Rankism

The persistent abuse and discrimination based on a power differential in rank or hierarchy.

Self-Regulation

The ability of individuals to manage their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in accordance with their goals, often involving self-control and self-discipline.

Prejudice

A preconceived opinion or bias against an individual or group without sufficient knowledge, thought, or reason.

  • Recognize and differentiate among bias, racial discrimination, hierarchical discrimination, and stereotypical beliefs.
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Calista Kulakowski

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Rankism is the theory that suggests people are categorized as "somebodies" or "nobodies," focusing on the dynamics of power and status differences.