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Understanding prejudice and discrimination

Author: Scott Plous
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, 2002
Series: McGraw-Hill higher education
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Used as a main text or supplementary text for courses on prejudice, discrimination, and diversity. Interdisciplinary in scope and approach, this anthology combines research articles, opinion polls,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Plous
ISBN: 0072554436 9780072554434
OCLC Number: 471786172
Notes: A compilation of readings from a broad range of scholarly disciplines, most edited, adapted, or revised for this anthology and several never published before
The text is supported by a variety of instructional materials, including a web site offering interactive exercises and demonstrations, streaming video clips, and other resources
Description: 609 s
Contents: Section I. Homo Stereotypus: Wired for TroubleThe Psychology of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination: An Overview - Scott PlousWho Is Black? One Nation's Definition - F. James DavisSection II. StigmaNo Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement- Joseph P. ShapiroIn Europe, Outcry Is Loud Over a Sport Called Dwarf-Tossing - Paul HempAvoidance of the Handicapped: An Attributional Ambiguity Analysis - Melvin L. Snyder, Robert E. Kleck, Angelo Strenta, and Steven J. MentzerCiting Intolerance, Obese People Take Steps to Press Cause - Carey GoldbergRace and the Schooling of Black Americans - Claude SteeleThe Stereotype Trap - Sharon BegleySection III. Racism ThenThe Hottentot Venus - Stephen Jay GouldThe Use of Blacks for Medical Experimentation and Demonstration in the Old South - Todd L. SavittComing of Age in Mississippi - Anne MoodyThe American Concentration Camps: A Cover-Up Through Euphemistic Terminology - Raymond Y. OkamuraSection IV. Racism NowFive Myths About Immigration: The New Know-Nothingism - David ColeOnce Appalled by Race Profiling, Many Find Themselves Doing It - Sam Howe VerhovekRace to Incarcerate - Marc MauerA Computer Diagnosis of Prejudice - Erica GoodeService with a Sneer - Howard KohnWhite Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack - Peggy McIntoshReflections of Affirmative Action Goals in Psychology Admissions - James Amirkhan, Hector Betancourt, Sandra Graham, Steven Regeser Lopez, and Bernard WeinerTen Myths About Affirmative Action - Scott PlousSection V. SexismListening - Sey ChasslerAn Ambivalent Alliance: Hostile and Benevolent Sexism as Complementary Justifications for Gender Equality - Peter Glick and Susan T. FiskeThe Deadly Serious Game of the Beauty Pageant - Sandra McElwaineInfluence of Popular Erotica and Judgments of Strangers and Mates - Douglas T. Kenrick, Sara E. Gutierres, and Laurie L. GoldbergMale Epithets for Ethnic Women in Historical American Slang - Irving Lewis AllenDetecting and Labeling Prejudice: Do Female Perpetrators Go Undetected? - Robert S. Baron, Mary L. Burgess, and Chuan Feng KaoSection VI. Anti-SemitismThe Destruction of the European Jews: Dehumanization and Concealment - Raul HilbergAntisemitism in America - Leonard DinnersteinWhile Six Million Died: A Chronicle of American Apathy - Arthur D. MorseADL 2000 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents - Anti-Defamation LeagueSection VII. Genocide in AmericaNaming Our Destiny: Toward a Language of American Indian Liberation - Ward ChurchillLet's Spread the "Fun" Around: The Issue of Sports Team Names and Mascots - Ward ChurchillBattle Rages Over a 5-Letter Four-Letter Word - Eric SchmittNew Prosperity Brings New Conflict to Indian Country - Timothy EganSection VIII. HeterosexismBiblical Verse: Is It a Reason or an Excuse? - Deb PriceViolence Toward Homosexuals - Karen Franklin and Gregory M. HerekIs Homophobia Associated with Homosexual Arousal? - Henry E. Adams, Lester W. Wright, Jr., and Bethany A. LohrTransgender Identities: Like Stars in the Sky - Vanessa BairdSuit Over Estate Claims a Widow Is Not a Woman - Jodi WilgorenSection IX. Making ConnectionsPeace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life - Thich Nhat HanhPrejudice as a Generalized Attitude - Gordon W. AllportEnvironmental Justice for All - Robert D. Bullard and Beverly H. WrightSection X. Reducing PrejudiceReducing the Expression of Racial Prejudice - Fletcher A. Blanchard, Teri Lilly, and Leigh Ann VaughnLong-Range Experimental Modification of Values, Attitudes, and Behavior - Milton RokeachThe Role of Empathy in Improving Intergroup Relations - Walter G. Stephan and Krystina FinlayThe Challenge of Aversive Racism: Combating Pro-White Bias - Samuel L. Gaertner, John F. Dovidio, Brenda S. Banker, Mary C. Rust, Jason A. Nier, Gary R. Mottola, and Christine M. WardMartin Luther King Explains Nonviolent Resistance - Martin Luther King, Jr.Appendix: Animals as an OutgroupIs There Such a Thing as Prejudice Toward Animals? - Scott PlousGaps in the Mind - Richard DawkinsUnheard Voices: Institutionalized Prejudice Toward Animals in the U.S. Meat Industry - Gail A. EisnitzGlossariesSource Notese Notese Notes
Series Title: McGraw-Hill higher education
Responsibility: [compiled and edited by] Scott Plous


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