The Psychology of Diversity: Perceiving and Experiencing Social Difference

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Mayfield Publishing Company, Oct 1, 1999 - Psychology - 187 pages
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The Psychology of Diversity is a concise introduction to diversity in American society with an emphasis on the social-psychological perspective. This core text stresses the ways in which prejudice and discrimination are shaped by perception and group identities. Effective pedagogy includes Key Terms, Discussion Questions, a General Glossary, and an Appendix that lists Web sites relevant to race, class, and gender.

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Contents

Us and Them
14
Stereotyping
20
Consequences of Social Categorization and Stereotyping
26
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Bruce E. Blaine (PhD, SUNY at Buffalo) is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Statistics Program at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. He is widely published in social and health psychology. His other research interests include obesity treatment effectiveness and meta-analytic research methods.

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