Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2020)

Stereotypes and Prejudices in Young Children

Authors
Mubiar Agustin, Heny Djoehaeni, Asep Deni Gustiana
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Mubiar Agustin
Available Online 24 March 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210322.064How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Stereotype & prejudice behavior in early childhood
Abstract
This research stems from the emergence of stereotyping behaviour tendencies and also prejudice in early childhood. The behaviour with stereotyping tendencies and prejudices in early childhood will have a complex consequence including violence. The purpose of this study is to analyse the symptoms of stereotyping behaviour and also prejudice in early childhood. This research was conducted through the application of a case study method by taking the subject of two early childhood with the age of 5 and 6 years who attend early childhood education (PAUD). The results of this study indicate that there are symptoms of stereotyping behaviour as well as prejudice in early childhood. The symptoms of stereotyping behaviour in early childhood can be seen from the behaviours that are on the social category’s indicators such as ridiculing friends who have physical deficiencies, social identities such as looking down on friends because they feel they are the most beautiful/handsome, conformity such as wanting to win alone when doing activities, and attributions such as calling “stupid” to friends who are considered unable to do anything. The symptoms of suspicious behaviour include the following racial indicators such as seeing other ethnic groups as the source of the problem, gender indicators such as seeing a male or female friend as a threat, sex indicators such as seeing an unclothed friend like him is more despicable and political indicators such as does not like friends who wear clothes with certain attributes. Based on the research results, it appears that there are symptoms of stereotyping behaviour and prejudice in early childhood.
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AU  - Mubiar Agustin
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PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/03/24
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SN  - 2352-5398
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