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The nature of prejudice

Author: Gordon W Allport
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book is a] study on the roots and nature of prejudice ... [It] examines all aspects of this age-old problem: its roots in individual and social psychology, its varieties of expression, its impact on the individuals and communities. [The book] explores all kinds of prejudice - racial, religious, ethnic, economic and sexual -and offers suggestions for reducing the devastating effects of  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon W Allport
OCLC Number: 220925013
Notes: Originally published: New York : Basic Books, ©1979. Unabridged, 25th anniversary ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Preferential thinking: What is the problem?; Normality of prejudgment; Formation of in-groups; Rejection of out-groups; Patterning and extent of prejudice --
Group differences: Scientific study of group differences; Racial and ethnic differences; Visibility and strangeness; Traits due to victimization --
Perceiving and thinking about group differences: Cognitive process; Linguistic factors; Stereotypes in our culture; Theories of prejudice --
Sociocultural factors: Social structure and cultural pattern; Choice of scapegoats; Effect of contact --
Acquiring prejudice: Conforming; Young child; Later learning; Inner conflict --
Dynamics of prejudice: Frustration; Aggression and hatred; Anxiety, sex, guilt; Projection --
Character structure: Prejudiced personality; Demagogy; Tolerant personality; Religion and prejudice --
Reducing group tensions: Ought there to be a law?; Evaluation of programs; Limitations and horizons.
Responsibility: Gordon W. Allport ; introduction by Kenneth Clark, foreword by Thomas Pettigrew.

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"With profound insight into the complexities of the human experience, Harvard psychologist Gordon Allport organized a mass of research to produce a landmark study on the roots and nature of  Read more...

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