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The psychology of prejudice and discrimination

Author: Bernard E Whitley, Jr.; Mary E Kite
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In the first comprehensive textbook on prejudice with a strong psychological research base, the authors cover a broad range of topics including race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and ageism.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard E Whitley, Jr.; Mary E Kite
ISBN: 9780495599647 0495599646 9780495811282 0495811289 9780495605225 0495605220 9780495810629 0495810622
OCLC Number: 319498303
Description: xx, 692 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introducing the concepts of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination --
How psychologists study prejudice and discrimination --
Social categorization and stereotypes --
Stereotype activation and application --
Emotions and motivation --
Old-fashioned and contemporary forms of prejudice --
Individual differences and prejudice --
The development of prejudice in children --
The social context of prejudice --
From prejudice to discrimination --
The experience of discrimination --
Gender and sexual orientation --
Age, ability, and appearance --
Reducing prejudice and discrimination --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Bernard E. Whitley Jr., Mary E. Kite.
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1. Introducing the Concepts of Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination. 2. How Psychologists Study Prejudice and Discrimination. 3. Social Categorization and Stereotypes. 4. Stereotype Activation Read more...

 
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