The Adoptee's Reality of Prejudice and Discrimination
Adopted children and adult adoptee's know all too well about the effects of prejudice and are especially knowledgeable from being the target of prejudice and discrimination in adoptive families,community,society and laws created to specifically control the adopted child and their future by legal discrimination.
The theories below link many behaviors that adoptee's encounter in adoptive family dynamics and outside and inside social structures and provides an understanding of what motivates people to behave in such detrimental ways against adult adoptees.....
Exploring Prejudice and Social Theories of Behavior
Contemporary theories and empirical findings
- Realistic threats
- Symbolic threats
- Intergroup anxiety
- Negative stereotypes