Stereotyping and Prejudice: Changing Conceptions

Stereotyping and Prejudice: Changing Conceptions

by Daniel Bar-Tal
     
 

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Traditionally dictated by the times, the definitions and theories regarding stereotypes and their ramifications have now taken on a decidedly cognitive emphasis. Representing this present trend in thought within social psychology, Stereotyping and Prejudice offers a diverse perspective on the cognitive approach, from the rather broad analysis of categorization of

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Traditionally dictated by the times, the definitions and theories regarding stereotypes and their ramifications have now taken on a decidedly cognitive emphasis. Representing this present trend in thought within social psychology, Stereotyping and Prejudice offers a diverse perspective on the cognitive approach, from the rather broad analysis of categorization of individuals to a discussion of intergroup relations in Israel. The contributors offer not only a resource for understanding the metamorphosis in the theories of stereotyping and prejudice, but a new look to future directions.

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Definitions and theories of stereotypes and their ramifications, traditionally dictated by the times, are presently taking on a decidedly cognitive emphasis. Representing this trend in social psychological thought, contributors offer a diversity of perspectives implementing the social cognitive approach. Chapters deal with the formation process of stereotypes and prejudice, their structure and meaning, and various processes leading to their change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461281658
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Series:
Springer Series in Social Psychology
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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