The psychology of prejudice

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Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Psychology - 308 pages
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This comprehensive, research-based book examines the major theories of prejudice and stereotyping through an engaging narrative. Though the focus of this book is on empirical studies, author Todd D. Nelson has synthesized the data and presented it in a way that will excite readers. The Psychology of Prejudice is intended to stimulate critical thinking about what causes, maintains, and reduces prejudice and stereotyping, while also relaying the historical background on the birth of research on stereotypes. For psychologists, or anyone interested in learning more about the theories of prejudice.

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User Review  - Lin Kudla - Goodreads

A fairly thorough synopsis on the many differing forms of prejudice, stigma and discrimination in the world, most particularly the US What I find interesting, however, is the notion that a reduction ... Read full review

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Nelson is Associate Professor of Social Psychology at California State University, Stanislaus.

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