Social Psychology of Prejudice

Social Psychology of Prejudice

By: Melinda Jones (author)Paperback

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Description

For junior/senior level courses in Social Psychology, Prejudice, and Discrimination. Combining traditional and contemporary approaches to prejudice in an evenhanded yet comprehensive manner, this text presents social psychological theories that are relevant to the understanding of prejudice and discrimination against various stigmatized groups. It reviews what is currently known about how stigmatized group members respond to prejudice and explores possible strategies-at the individual, group, and societal levels-for reducing prejudice.

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Contents

1. Introduction to Prejudice and Discrimination. 2. Racism, Sexism, and Antigay Prejudice. 3. Values and Prejudice. 4. Cognitive Components of Prejudice: Stereotyping and Categorization. 5. Individual Differences in Prejudice. 6. Intergroup Relations. 7. Stigma and Identity. 8. Reducing Prejudice.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/10/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780130287717
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780130287717
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0130287717

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