Social Psychology of Prejudice

Social Psychology of Prejudice
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Language: 
ISBN10: 
0130287717
ISBN13: 
9780130287717
Pages: 
228
Published: 
November 5th 2001 by Pearson
Rating: 
3.46

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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