Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

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Overview

This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.

All chapters are written by eminent prejudice researchers who explore key topics, by presenting an overview of current research and, where appropriate, developing new theory, models, or scales.

The volume is clearly structured, with a broad section on cognitive, affective, and neurological processes, followed by chapters on some of the main target groups of prejudice – based on race, sex, age, sexual orientation, and weight. A concluding section explores the issues involved in reducing prejudice. Chapters on the history of research in prejudice and future directions round off this state-of-the-art Handbook.

The volume will provide an essential resource for students, instructors, and researchers in social and personality psychology, and also be an invaluable reference for academics and professionals in the fields of sociology, communication studies, gerontology, nursing, medicine, as well as government and policymakers and social service agencies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805859522
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/13/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 606
  • Sales rank: 535,452
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. History of Research on Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination. C. Stangor, The Study Of Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination Within Social Psychology: A Quick History of Theory and Research. Part 2. Cognitive, Affective, and Neurological Processes Involved in Prejudice. Formation of Prejudice. S. Levy, J.M. Hughes, Development of Racial and Ethnic Prejudice Among Children. W.G. Stephan, O. Ybarra, K.R. Morrison, Intergroup Threat Theory. Cognitive Processes. P. Devine, L.B. Sharp, Automaticity and Control in Stereotyping and Prejudice. B. Major, P.J. Sawyer, Attributions to Discrimination: Antecedents and Consequences. G. Bodenhausen, A.R. Todd, J.A. Richeson, Controlling Prejudice and Stereotyping: Antecedents, Mechanisms, and Contexts. M. Biernat, Stereotypes and Shifting Standards. J. Aronson, M.S. McGlone, Stereotype and Social Identity Threat. D.L. Hamilton, S.J. Sherman, S.A. Crump, J. Spencer-Rodgers, The Role of Entitativity in Stereotyping: Processes and Parameters. L. Jussim, T.R. Cain, J.T. Crawford, K. Harber, F. Cohen, The Unbearable Accuracy of Stereotypes. J. Crocker, J.A. Garcia, Downward and Upward Spirals in Intergroup Interactions: The Role of Egosystem and Ecosystem Goals. T.K. Vescio, S.J. Gervais, L. Heiphetz, B. Bloodhart, The Stereotypic Behaviors of the Powerful and Their Effect on the Relatively Powerless. N. Dasgupta, Mechanisms Underlying the Malleability of Implicit Prejudice and Stereotypes: The Role of Automaticity and Cognitive Control. Affective Processes. D.M. Mackie, A.T. Maitner, E.R. Smith, Intergroup Emotions Theory. J. Greenberg, M. Landau, S. Kosloff, S. Solomon, How Our Dreams of Death Transcendence Breed Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Conflict: Terror Management Theory. Neurobiology of Prejudice. J.T. Kubota, T.A. Ito, You Were Always On My Mind: How Event-Related Potentials Inform Impression Formation Research. D.M. Amodio, M.D. Lieberman, Pictures in our Heads: Contributions of fMRI to the Study of Prejudice and Stereotyping. Measuring Prejudice. M.A. Olson, Measures of Prejudice. Part 3. Targets of Prejudice. M. Zaraté, Racism in the 21st Century. J.K. Swim, L.L. Hyers, Sexism. T.D. Nelson, Ageism. G.M. Herek, Sexual Prejudice. C.S. Crandall, A. Nierman, M. Hebl, Anti-fat Prejudice. Part 4. Reducing Prejudice. S.L. Gaertner, J.F. Dovidio, A Common Ingroup Identity: A Categorization-based Approach for Reducing Intergroup Bias. M.J. Monteith, A. Mark, The Self-regulation of Prejudice. Part 5. Epilogue. S.T. Fiske, L.T. Harris, T.T.L. Lee, A.M. Russell, The Future of Research on Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination.

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