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Stereotypes and prejudices of Ukraine

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Stereotypes and prejudices of Ukraine

  1. 1. Prejudice and Stereotypes
  2. 2. Prejudice  A prejudice is a prejudgment, an assumption made about someone or something before having adequate knowledge to be able to do so with guaranteed accuracy.
  3. 3. Stereotypes  Stereotypes is a held popular belief about specific social groups or types of individuals.  Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions.
  4. 4. Stereotypes and Prejudices of Ukraine & Central and Eastern Europe
  5. 5. Culture  Drinking  Safety  Public Behavior  Relationships  Etiquette
  6. 6. History  Soviet Union (Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Romania)  Yugoslavia (Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia)  Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic, Slovakia) Average years of independence: 20-25 years
  7. 7. Drinking
  8. 8. Safety & Corruption  On the streets  At transport  Crowds  Corruption
  9. 9. Public Behavior  Open and freely  Emotional (positive emotions with friends and people they know, mostly negative on public)  Hospitable  Smiling Smile Ukraine, You will achieve everything today! Thank you for smiling!
  10. 10. Relations  Family Early marriages Parents influence  Personal (unti-feminism)
  11. 11. Etiquette  Being late  Not polite/wild?  Aggressive  Upbringing influence  Sensitive topics (age, sex, politics and nationalism)
  12. 12. Ancient culture
  13. 13. Realization and Actions!  Positive psychology of youth!  Intercultural communication  International exchange programs

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