Communicating Prejudice / Edition 1

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A new integrative conceptual model of prejudice - the layered perspective of cultural intolerance - is presented in the volume. This model is used to analyze the communication of prejudice in a variety of guises such as racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism and classism. Drawing on multidisciplinary perspectives, the first two chapters present the model and theoretical foundation for the book. Subsequent chapters examine specific foci of prejudice including personal prejudice in relationships, organizations, and the media. A series of personal narratives are included to illustrate specific types and instances of prejudice.

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Explores the many dimensions of prejudice, using a conceptual model of layered perspectives of cultural intolerance to analyze the communication of prejudice in spheres such as homophobia, racism, sexism, ageism, and classism. Early chapters present the model and theoretical foundations, and subsequent chapters deal with aspects including personal prejudice and prejudice in relationships, organizations, and the media. The text is brought to life by a series of narratives describing personal experiences with prejudice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761901259
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/13/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Michael L Hecht
Tolerance/Intolerance - John R Baldwin
A Multidisciplinary View of Prejudice
Layers and Holograms - Michael L Hecht and John R Baldwin
A New Look at Prejudice
Identifying Racist Language Linguistic Acts and Signs - Molefi Kete Asante
Communication of Sexism - Lana Rakow and Laura A Wackwitz
Communication of Heterosexism - Thomas K Nakayama
Communication of Classism - Dreama G Moon and Garry L Rolison
Communication of Ageism - Angie Williams and Howard Giles
Communicating Prejudice in Personal Relationships - Stanley O Gaines Jr et al
Communicating Prejudice in Organizations - Sheryl L Lindsley
Communicating Prejudice in the Media - Kent A Ono
Upending Racial Categories in Doubles
Abandoning the Sacred Hierarchy - María Cristina González
Disempowering Hegemony through Surrender to Spirit
Scenes from an Individual of Color - Victor Villanueva Jr
On Individuals and Individualism
A Contextual Statement Surrounding Three Poems of Prejudice - Laura Tohe
Blessed Are the Mysteries - Frederick C Corey
Upsetting That Delicate Balance - Deborah Wood Holton
Reflections on Experiential Subtleties
Personal and Interpersonal Interventions - Flavio Fransisco Marsiglia and Michael L Hecht
Organizational Interventions to Prejudice - Sheryl L Lindsley
Educational Interventions - Gale Young
The Lions' Roar
Public Policy Interventions to Prejudice - Stephanie Brzuzy
(In)Conclusion - Michael L Hecht

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