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Stereotype Dynamics : Language-Based Approaches to the Formation, Maintenance, and Transformation of Stereotypes

This volume addresses the role of communication in stereotype dynamics, while placing the phenomenon of social stereotypes appropriately in the socio-cultural context. Stereotype Dynamics assembles top researchers in the field to investigate stereotype formation, maintenance, and transformation through interpersonal facets of communication. Section one presents meta-theoretical perspectives, strongly informed by theories and empirical research. Subsequent parts address the following research questions in the perspectives of language-based communication:What do the signs in a language mean, and
eBook, English, 2012
Taylor and Francis, Hoboken, 2012
1 online resource (407 pages)
9781136679087, 1136679081
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Y. Kashima, K. Fiedler,P. Freytag, Stereotype Dynamics: An Introduction and Overview.Part1.Stereotype Dynamics. G. Semin, Stereotypes in the Wild. V. Yzerbyt,A. Carnaghi, Stereotype Change in the Social Context. A. Lyons, A. Clark, Y. Kashima,T. Kurz, Cultural Dynamics of Stereotyping. Part2.Symbolic Mediation and Stereotyping. K. Fiedler, M. Blümke, P. Freytag, S. Koch,C. Unkelbach, A Semiotic Approach to Understanding the Role of Communication in Stereotyping. A. Carnaghi,A. Maass, Derogatory Language in Intergroup Context: Are “Gay” and “Fag” Synonymous? S. Sczesny, J. Bosak, A.B. Diekman,J. Twenge, Dynamics of Sex Role Stereotypes.Part3.Stereotype and Language Use. C. Wenneker,D. Wigboldus, Interpersonal Consequences and Intrapersonal Underpinnings of the Linguistic Expectancy Bias. K.M. Douglas, R.M. Sutton,C. McGarty, Strategic Language Use in Interpersonal and Intergroup Communication. P. Freytag, Sender-Receiver-Constellations as a Moderator of Linguistic Abstraction Biases. Part4.Stereotype Sharedness and Distinctiveness. M. Karasawa,S. Suga, Retention and Transmission of Socially Shared Beliefs: The Role of Linguistic Abstraction in Stereotypic Communication. O. Klein, S. Tindale,M. Brauer, The Consensualization of Stereotypes in Small Groups. F. Pratto, P.J. Hegarty,J.D. Korchmaros, How Communication Practices and Category Norms Lead People to Stereotype Particular People and Groups. Part5.Identity, Self-Regulation, and Stereotyping. M. Hornsey, Intergroup Sensitivity Effect: Responses to Criticisms of Groups. R.M. Sutton, K.M. Douglas, T.J. Elder,M. Tarrant, Social Identity and Social Convention in Responses to Criticisms of Groups. J. Keller,H. Bless, Communicating Stereotype Expectancies: The Interplay of Stereotype Threat and Regulatory Focus.