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Understanding Prejudice, Racism, and Social Conflict / Edition 1
     

Understanding Prejudice, Racism, and Social Conflict / Edition 1

by Martha Augoustinos, Katherine J Reynolds
 

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ISBN-10: 0761962077

ISBN-13: 9780761962076

Pub. Date: 12/20/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'This is a comprehensive text that is extremely well written by top social psychologists, with all of the major theoretical perspectives represented. The editors should be commended for putting together this lively and engaging text'

- Nyla Branscombe

Department of Psychology, University of Kansas

A range of international events

Overview

'This is a comprehensive text that is extremely well written by top social psychologists, with all of the major theoretical perspectives represented. The editors should be commended for putting together this lively and engaging text'

- Nyla Branscombe

Department of Psychology, University of Kansas

A range of international events have recently focused attention on issues of prejudice, racism and social conflict: increasing tensions in former Eastern bloc countries, political conflict in Northern Ireland and the United States, as well as racial conflict in the Baltic States, Middle East, Africa, and Australasia. In light of these events, Understanding Prejudice, Racism and Social Conflict presents a timely and important update to the literature, and will a fascinating textbook for all students who need to study the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761962076
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/20/2001
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PREJUDICE AND RACISM: DEFINING THE PROBLEM 'KNOWING' THE EXPERIENCE
Prejudice, Racism and Social Psychology - Martha Augoustinos and Katherine J Reynolds
The Changing Nature of Racism - Iain Walker
From Old to New?
Boongs, Bigots, and Bystanders - Darren Garvey
Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Experiences of Racism and Prejudice and their Implications for Psychology in Australia
PART TWO: DEVELOPMENT, SOCIALIZATION AND PERSONALITY
Development of Prejudice in Children - Drew Nesdale
The Socialization of Tolerance - Julie Robinson, Rivka Witenberg and Ann Sanson
Prejudice and Personality - Patrick C L Heaven
The Case of the Authoritarian and Social Dominator
PART THREE: SOCIAL COGNITION, MOOD AND ATTITUDES
Stereotyping and Prejudice - Vance Locke and Lucy Johnston
A Cognitive Approach
Affect, Prejudice, and Discrimination - Leith S Baird and Julie M Duck
In the Politics of 'Gut-Feeling', Feeling Better is What Counts
Prejudiced Attitudes, Group Norms, and Discriminatory Behaviour - Deborah J Terry, Michael A Hogg and Leda Blackwood
PART FOUR: PREJUDICE AND GROUP LIFE
Prejudice as a Group Process - Katherine J Reynolds and John C Turner
The Role of Social Identity
Distortion V. Meaning - Penelope J Oakes and S Alexander Haslam
Categorization on Trial for Inciting Intergroup Hatred
Realistic Intergroup Conflict - Michael J Platow and John A Hunter
Prejudice, Power, and Protest
PART FIVE: THE LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC OF RACISM
The Language of Prejudice and Racism - Amanda Le Couteur and Martha Augoustinos
'How to Do X without Doing Y' - Mark Rapley
Accomplishing Discrimination without 'Being Racist' - 'Doing Equity'
PART SIX: FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Reducing Prejudice - John Duckitt
An Historical and Multi-Level Approach
Studying Psychology, Studying Racism - Stephen Reicher

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