Benign Bigotry: The Psychology of Subtle Prejudice / Edition 1

Benign Bigotry: The Psychology of Subtle Prejudice / Edition 1

by Kristin J. Anderson
     
 

Focuses on commonly held cultural myths as the basis for examining subtle forms of racial, sexual, gender and religious bias.See more details below

Overview

Focuses on commonly held cultural myths as the basis for examining subtle forms of racial, sexual, gender and religious bias.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521702591
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
1,411,322
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: the changing place of prejudice: a migration underground;
1. 'Those people all look alike': the myth of the other;
2. 'They must be guilty of something': myths of criminalization;
3. 'Feminists are man-haters': backlash myth-making;
4. 'Gays flaunt their sexuality': the myth of hypersexuality;
5. 'I'm not a racist, I'm colorblind': the myth of neutrality;
6. 'Affirmative action is reverse racism': the myth of merit;
Conclusion.

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