Stereotypes and Prejudice: Essential Readings

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Charles Stangor
Psychology Press, 2000 - Psychology - 490 pages
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This book contains a collection of classic and contemporary readings that have contributed to our understanding of stereotypes and prejudice from a social-psychological perspective. The selected readings all make an important theoretical contribution, but have also been chosen with an eye on their accessibility and appeal to students.

The volume also includes an overall review of the current state of knowledge in the field, discussion questions, and a list of relevant references. It will be ideal for courses on prejudice.
 

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Contents

PART
5
Conceptualizing Stereotypes and Prejudice
17
READING 2
49
READING 3
64
Stereotypes as Individual and Collective Representations 64
79
HEADING 4
87
Correlational and Priming Studies of Dual Cognitive Structures
100
READING 6
119
When Do We Use Stereotypes and Prejudice?
251
READING 15
259
The Aversive Form of Racism
293
READING
305
PART 6
323
NEAMGH
338
The Affective Consequences
355
READING21
369

The Princeton Trilogy Revisited 86
134
How do Stereoypes Develop?
139
READING 8
161
READING 9
172
READING 10
191
PART 4
209
READING 12
226
PART 7
391
READING 24
435
References
451
How to Read a Journal Article in Social Psychology
457
Author Index
467
Subject Index
481
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University of Maryland, College Park Bio: Charles Stangor is professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, and has also taught at the University of Tubingen in Germany. He received his B.A. from Beloit College in 1973 and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1986. Dr. Stangor's research interests concern the assessment and development of learning in college undergraduates. He is a charter fellow of the American Psychological Society and has served as the Executive Officer of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.

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