Prejudice: Its Social Psychology / Edition 2

Prejudice: Its Social Psychology / Edition 2

by Rupert Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405113073

ISBN-13: 9781405113076

Pub. Date: 08/31/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This new edition of Prejudice provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, introducing the major theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments.

  • Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes
  • Covers the major research, including classical

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Overview

This new edition of Prejudice provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, introducing the major theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments.

  • Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes
  • Covers the major research, including classical personality accounts, developmental approaches, socio-cognitive research focussing on categorization and stereotyping, prejudice as an intergroup phenomenon, and ways to combat prejudice
  • Illustrates concepts with examples of different kinds of prejudice drawn from everyday life
  • Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim's perspective
  • Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405113076
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,045,354
Product dimensions:
6.84(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Preface viii

Acknowledgements x

List of Figures xii

1 The Nature of Prejudice 1

2 Prejudiced Individuals 13

3 Social Categorization and Prejudice 35

4 Stereotyping and Prejudice 68

5 The Development of Prejudice in Children 108

6 Prejudice and Intergroup Relations 143

7 Prejudice Old and New 182

8 Prejudice from the Recipients' Point of View 219

9 Reducing Prejudice 243

Glossary of Key Terms 281

References 290

Subject Index 339

Author Index 345

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