A prejudice is a prejudgment, an
assumption made about someone or
something before having adequate
knowledge to be able to do so with
Stereotypes is a held popular belief
about specific social groups or types
Stereotypes are standardized and
simplified conceptions of groups
based on some prior assumptions.
Stereotypes and Prejudices of
Central and Eastern Europe
Soviet Union (Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova,
Yugoslavia (Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and
Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Average years of independence: 20-25
Safety & Corruption
On the streets
Open and freely
Emotional (positive emotions with friends
and people they know, mostly negative
You will achieve everything today!
Thank you for smiling!
Sensitive topics (age, sex, politics and