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The Social Psychology of Stigma
     

The Social Psychology of Stigma

by Todd F. Heatherton, Robert E. Kleck, Michelle R. Hebl, Jay G. Hull
 

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ISBN-10: 1572309423

ISBN-13: 9781572309425

Pub. Date: 07/16/2003

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

The devaluation of those perceived as "different" has profound repercussions both for individuals and for society. This book brings together leading researchers to present groundbreaking findings on such topics as the dimensions of stigma, why people stigmatize others, how targeted individuals are affected by and respond to stigmatization, and influences on social

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The devaluation of those perceived as "different" has profound repercussions both for individuals and for society. This book brings together leading researchers to present groundbreaking findings on such topics as the dimensions of stigma, why people stigmatize others, how targeted individuals are affected by and respond to stigmatization, and influences on social interactions. Chapters are organized around a cohesive conceptual framework that incorporates the perspectives of both the perceiver and the target; the relevance of personal and collective identities; and the interplay of affective, cognitive, and behavioral reactions in stigmatization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572309425
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/16/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Stigma: Introduction and Overview, Dovidio, Major, and Crocker I. The Perceiver
2. Why People Stigmatize: Toward a Biocultural Framework, Neuberg, D. M. Smith, and Asher
3. Threat and the Social Construction of Stigma, Stangor and Crandall
4. Stigma and Stereotypes, Biernat and Dovidio
5. Ideology and Lay Theories of Stigma: The Justification of Stigmatization, Crandall II. The Stigmatized
6. Social Stigma and the Self: Meanings, Situations, and Self-Esteem, Crocker and Quinn
7. The Looking-Glass Self Revisited: Behavior Choice and Self-Perception in the Social Token, Cioffi
8. The Hidden Costs of Hidden Stigma, Smart and Wegner
9. Coping with Stigma and Prejudice, Miller and Major III. The Social Interface
10. Awkward Moments in Interactions between Nonstigmatized and Stigmatized Individuals, Hebl, Tickle, and Heatherton
11. Stigma, Threat, and Social Interactions, Blascovich, Mendes, Hunter, and Lickel
12. "Too Young, Too Old": Stigmatizing Adolescents and Elders, Zebrowitz and Montepare
13. Stigma and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Jussim, Palumbo, Chatman, Madon, and A. Smith
14. The Social Consequences of Physical Disability, Hebl and Kleck

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