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Stereotypes and prejudice : essential readings

Author: Charles Stangor
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Psychology Press, ©2000.
Series: Key readings in social psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"There is perhaps no topic that has engaged the interest of social psychologists as that of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. Researchers have studied stereotypes and prejudice toward African Americans, women, the elderly, the mentally ill, clinically obese people, homosexuals, the physically handicapped, and individuals with AIDS, to name but a few. Interest in studying stereotyping and prejudice comes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Educational tools (form)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Stangor
ISBN: 0863775888 9780863775888 0863775896 9780863775895
OCLC Number: 42823720
Description: xii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Conceptualizing stereotypes and prejudice. The nature of prejudice / Gordon W. Allport --
Social categorization : cognitions, values and groups / Henri Tajfel and Joseph P. Forgas --
Stereotypes as individual and collective representations / Charles Stangor and Mark Schaller. 2. Measuring stereotypes and prejudice. Are racial stereotypes really fading? : the Princeton trilogy revisited / Patricia G. Devine and Andrew J. Elliott --
Racial ambivalence and American value conflict : correlational and priming studies of dual cognition structures / Irwin Katz and R. Glen Hass --
Category and stereotype activation : is prejudice inevitable? / Lorella Lepore and Rupert Brown. 3. How do stereotypes develop? Gender stereotypes stem from the distribution of women and men into social roles / Alice H. Eagly and Valerie J. Steffen --
Illusory correlation in interpersonal perception : a cognitive basis of stereotypic judgments / David L. Hamilton and Robert K. Gifford --
Prejudice as self-image maintenance : affirming the truth through derogating others / Steven Fein and Steven J. Spencer --
Language use in intergroup contexts : the linguistic intergroup bias / Anne Maass [and others]. 4. Why are stereotypes maintained even when they are inaccurate? A hypothesis-confirming bias in labeling effects / John M. Darley and Paget H. Gross --
The nonverbal mediation of self-fulfilling prophecies in interracial interaction / Carl O. Word, Mark P. Zanna, and Joel Cooper --
Compensating for stigma : obese and nonobese women's reactions to being visible / Carol T. Miller [and others]. 5. When do we use stereotypes and prejudice? Stereotypes as judgmental heuristics : evidence of circadian variations in discrimination / Galen V. Bodenhausen --
Social dominance orientation : a personality variable predicting social and political attitudes / Felicia Pratto [and others] --
The aversive form of racism / Samuel L. Gaertner and John F. Dovidio --
Self-directed versus other-directed affect as a consequence of prejudice-related discrepancies / Margo J. Monteith, Patricia G. Devine, and Julia R. Zuwerink. 6. The impact of stereotypes and prejudice. Perceived intragroup homogeneity in minority-majority contexts / Bernd Simon and Rupert Brown --
Social science research on trial : use of sex stereotyping research in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins / Susan T. Friske [and others] --
Social stigma : the affective consequences of attributional ambiguity / Jennifer Crocker [and others] --
Stereotype threat and the intellectual text performance of African Americans / Claude M. Steele and Joshua Aronson. 7. Improving intergroup perceptions and behavior. Contact and categorization : social psychological interventions to change intergroup relations / Miles Hewstone --
Social categorization and behavioral episodes : a cognitive analysis of the effects of intergroup contact / Myron Rothbart and Oliver P. John --
How does cooperation reduce intergroup bias? / Samuel L. Gartner [and others]. Appendix. How to read a journal article in social psychology / Christian H. Jordan and Mark P. Zanna.
Series Title: Key readings in social psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Stangor.
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This work contains a collection of classic and contemporary readings that have contributed to our understanding of stereotyping and prejudice from a social-psychological perspective. The selected  Read more...


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