Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us

Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us

by Claude M. Steele
     
 

Acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele offers an insider’s look at his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.See more details below

Overview

Acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele offers an insider’s look at his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393062496
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/12/2010
Series:
Issues of Our Time Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 An Introduction: At the Root of Identity 1

Ch. 2 A Mysterious Link Between Identity and Intellectual Performance 16

Ch. 3 Stereotype Threat Comes to Light, and in More than One Group 44

Ch. 4 A Broader View of Identity: In the Lives of Anatole Broyard, Amin Maalouf, and the Rest of Us 63

Ch. 5 The Many Experiences of Stereotype Threat 85

Ch. 6 Identity Threat and the Efforting Life 99

Ch. 7 The Mind on Stereotype Threat: Racing and Overloaded 114

Ch. 8 The Strength of Stereotype Threat: The Role of Cues 134

Ch. 9 Reducing Identity and Stereotype Threat: A New Hope 152

Ch. 10 The Distance Between Us: The Role of Identity Threat 191

Ch. 11 Conclusion: Identity as a Bridge Between Us 211

References 220

Index 231

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