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An analysis of Gordon Allport's : the nature of prejudice

Author: Alexander O'Connor
Publisher: London [England] : Routledge, 2017. ©2017
Series: Macat Library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With his 1954 book The Nature of Prejudice, American psychologist Gordon Allport displays the crucial skill of reasoning, producing and organizing an argument that was persuasive enough to have a major impact not only in universities, but also on government policy. The question that Allport tackled was an old one: why are people so disposed to prejudice against those from other groups? Earlier psychologists had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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O'Connor, Alexander.
Analysis of Gordon Allport's : the nature of prejudice.
London, [England] : Routledge, ©2017
84 pages
Named Person: Gordon W Allport
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander O'Connor
ISBN: 135135146X 9781351351461
OCLC Number: 1002025096
Description: 1 online resource (94 pages) : illustrations, tables.
Contents: Ways in to the text Who was Gordon W. Allport? What does The Nature of Prejudice say? Why does The Nature of Prejudice matter? Section 1: Influences Module 1: The Author and the Historical Context Module 2: Academic Context Module 3: The Problem Module 4: The Author's Contribution Section 2: Ideas Module 5: Main Ideas Module 6: Secondary Ideas Module 7: Achievement Module 8: Place in the Author's Work Section 3: Impact Module 9: The First Responses Module 10: The Evolving Debate Module 11: Impact and Influence Today Module 12: Where Next? Glossary of Terms People Mentioned in the Text Works Cited
Series Title: Macat Library
Responsibility: Alexander O'Connor.

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Gordon W. Allport's 1954 book The Nature of Prejudice not only helped mold the ways in which psychologists investigate prejudice - it also shaped US society as a whole, making a substantial  Read more...

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