French stereotypes

Cultural stereotypes can be developed within a culture and then by other cultures looking in. They can be the basis of harmless fun but they can also lead to racial profiling which is less desirable. This little video is useful in class because it looks at French stereotypes and so can be used to easily create a conversation around the more serious side of cultural stereotyping. Cultural signifiers are one way we quickly hook into information but we have to be wary of prejudices which might arise because we do that.

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