Intergroup Misunderstandings: Impact of Divergent Social Realities [NOOK Book]

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The objectives of the volume are to direct the field’s attention to the unique value of studying interactions between members of different groups and to offer the most up-to-date summaries of prominent and cutting-edge scholarship on this topic written by leading scholars in the field.

A central theme of the volume is that improvement in intergroup relationships will only be possible if social scientists simultaneously take into account both the attitudes, beliefs, emotions, and...

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Overview

The objectives of the volume are to direct the field’s attention to the unique value of studying interactions between members of different groups and to offer the most up-to-date summaries of prominent and cutting-edge scholarship on this topic written by leading scholars in the field.

A central theme of the volume is that improvement in intergroup relationships will only be possible if social scientists simultaneously take into account both the attitudes, beliefs, emotions, and actions of the different groups that shape the nature of intergroup relations. Understanding how members of different groups interact is critical beyond the value of understanding how majority groups behave and how minority groups respond in isolation. Indeed, as the book exemplifies, groups interpret their interaction differently, experiencing different social realities; approach interactions with different goals; and engage each other with different, and often non-compatible, means or strategies. These different realities, goals, and strategies can produce misunderstanding, suspicion, and conflict even when initial intentions are positive and cooperative.

The book will be of interest to professionals and students in social psychology, sociology, social work, education, political science, and conflict management, as well as scholars, students, and practitioners interested in anti-bias education and prejudice reduction techniques and strategies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136950988
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 347
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Editors xiii

Contributors xv

1 Intergroup Misunderstandings: Interactions and Divergences in Realities, Goals, and Strategies Stephanie Demoulin Jacques-Philippe Leyens John F. Dovidio 1

Part I Overarching Phenomena

2 Prejudice and Intergroup Interaction J. Nicole Shelton John F. Dovidio Michelle Hebl Jennifer A. Richeson 21

3 Acculturation and Immigrant-Host Community Relations in Multicultural Settings Richard Y. Bourhis Annie Montreuil Genevieve Barrette Elisa Montaruli 39

4 How Do They See Us? The Vicissitudes of Metaperception in Intergroup Relations Vincent Y. Yzerbyt Charles M. Judd Dominique Muller 63

5 Intergroup Misunderstandings in Emotion Communication Ursula Hess Reginald B. Adams, Jr. Robert E. Kleck 85

Part II Differences in Social Realities

6 Interpretation of Interaction: Responsiveness to Verbal and Nonverbal Cues Michelle Hebl John F. Dovidio Jennifer A. Richeson J. Nicole Shelton Samuel L. Gaertner Kerry Kawakami 101

7 Worlds Apart: The Universality of Racism Leads to Divergent Social Realities James M. Jones Shelly Engelman Carl E. Turner, Jr. Santiba Campbell 117

8 Why Do They Not Perceive Us as We Are? Ingroup Projection as a Source of Intergroup Misunderstanding Thomas Kessler Amelie Mummendey 135

9 Infrahumanization: The Differential Interpretation of Primary and Secondary Emotions Stephanie Demoulin Brezo Cortes Pozo Jacques-Philippe Leyens 153

10 Divergent Social Realities, Depending on Where You Sit: Perspectives From the Stereotype Content Model Susan T. Fiske Lasana T. Harris Ann Marie Russell J. Nicole Shelton 173

Part III Differences in Goals

11 Maintaining the Illusion of Meritocracy: HowMen and Women Interactively Sustain Gender Inequality at Work Naomi Ellemers Manuela Barreto 191

12 Talking About Power: Group Power and the Desired Content of Intergroup Interactions Tamar Saguy Felicia Pratto John F. Dovidio Arie Nadler 213

13 Majority and Minority Perspectives on Justice and Trust: Is There a Consensus on Goals? Tom R. Tyler 233

Part IV Differences in Strategies

14 Strategies for Prejudice Reduction: The Norms of Nondiscrimination Annemie Maquil Stephanie Demoulin Jacques-Philippe Leyens 251

15 Reducing Prejudice: Common Ingroup and Dual Identity in Unequal Status Intergroup Encounters Maria Benedicta Monteiro Rita Guerra Margarida Rebelo 273

16 The Struggle for Social Equality: Collective Action Versus Prejudice Reduction Stephen C. Wright Micah E. Lubensky 291

17 Intergroup Helping as Status-Organizing Processes: Implications for Intergroup Misunderstandings Arie Nadler Samer Halabi Gal Harpaz-Gorodeisky 311

18 Emotional Misunderstandings in Intergroup Negotiations Stephanie Demoulin 331

Index 345

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