Commemorating Brown: The Social Psychology of Racism and Discrimination

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433803086
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Series: Decade of Behavior Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors     xi
Series Foreword     xiii
Commemorating Brown: Psychology as a Force for Liberation   Glenn Adams     3
Organized Psychology's Efforts to Influence the Supreme Court on Matters of Race and Education   Lawrence S. Wrightsman     25
Still a Long Way to Go: American Black-White Relations Today   Thomas F. Pettigrew     45
Brown and Intergroup Relations: Reclaiming a Lost Opportunity   Walter G. Stephan     63
Legacies of Brown: Success and Failure in Social Science Research on Racism   Joe R. Feagin     79
From Kansas to Michigan: The Path From Desegregation to Diversity   Amy E. Smith   Faye J. Crosby     99
Sense of Commonality in Values Among Racial-Ethnic Groups: An Opportunity for a New Conception of Integration   Patricia Gurin   Gerald Gurin   John Matlock   Katrina Wade-Golden     115
The American Color Line 50 Years After Brown v. Board: Many "Peoples of Color" or Black Exceptionalism?   David O. Sears     133
The Pernicious Relationship Between Merit Assessment and Discrimination in Education   Jean-Claude Croizet     153
The Psychology of Invisibility   Stephanie A. Fryberg   Sarah S. M. Townsend     173
Desegregating the Self: Transcending Identity Politics in South Africa   Elizabeth A. Self   Daniel G. Acheson-Brown     195
Beyond Prejudice: Toward a Sociocultural Psychology of Racism and Oppression   Glenn Adams   Monica Biernat   Nyla R. Branscombe   Christian S. Crandall   Lawrence S. Wrightsman     215
Author Index     247
Subject Index     257
About the Editors     269
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