Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time)

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time)

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by Claude M. Steele
     
 

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The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.

Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He

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The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.

Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light on American social phenomena from racial and gender gaps in test scores to the belief in the superior athletic prowess of black men, and lays out a plan for mitigating these “stereotype threats” and reshaping American identities.

Editorial Reviews

American Prospect
Conveys an understanding of why race remains such a powerful factor even in a society where racial discrimination is seen as abhorrent.— Adam Serwer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393341485
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/04/2011
Series:
Issues of Our Time
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
242
Sales rank:
65,201
File size:
278 KB

Meet the Author

Claude Steele is the provost of Columbia University. He is the author of numerous published articles and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Whistling Vivaldi 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Claude Steele integrates narrative and research to write a compelling book that describes research. This is a must read!
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