Social Psychology of Prejudice

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 228 pages
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This comprehensive book helps readers understand the prejudice and discrimination that exists against various stigmatized groups. It reviews what is currently known about how their members respond to prejudice, and explores possible strategies—at the individual, group, and societal levels—for reducing prejudice. Chapter topics examine racism, sexism, and antigay prejudice; values; stereotyping and categorization; individual differences in prejudice; inter-group relations; and stigma and identity. For anyone interested in understanding and eliminating the factors that give rise to antipathy.

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User Review  - burningtodd - LibraryThing

An interesting book discussing how it is natural to be prejudiced against anyone that appears to be different than us or in a different group. Read it for Disability Services, but did enjoy it. Probably not something I would have ever read on my own though. Read full review

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This is like social psychology made easy. A great book that isn't dense or hard to understand... But a text book nonetheless. She makes reference to dozens of studies, which I found both helpful and more interesting. Read full review


Prejudice Stereotyping and Discrimination
Understanding Antigay Prejudice

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Jones, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of New South Wales, Australia.

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