Beyond Prejudice: Extending the Social Psychology of Conflict, Inequality and Social Change

Beyond Prejudice: Extending the Social Psychology of Conflict, Inequality and Social Change

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ISBN-13: 9780521139625
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2012
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr John Dixon is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at Lancaster University, having lectured previously at the University of Worcester and the University of Cape Town. He has published widely on the topics of prejudice, intergroup conflict and prejudice reduction and is the co-author, with Kevin Durrheim, of Racial Encounter: The Social Psychology of Contact and Desegregation (2005). He is currently the co-editor (with Jolanda Jetten) of the British Journal of Social Psychology.

Dr Mark Levine is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at Lancaster University. His research, which focuses on the relationship between social identity and pro-social behaviour, has appeared in a range of international journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, American Psychologist and Psychological Science.

Table of Contents

Introduction John Dixon and Mark Levine; Part I. Beyond Prejudice: 1. Rethinking the paradigm of prejudice Stephen Reicher; 2. Stereotyping and prejudice: beyond the Allportian problematic Katherine J. Reynolds, S. Alexander Haslam and John C. Turner; 3. An ambivalent alliance: hostile and benevolent sexism as complementary justifications for gender inequality Peter Glick and Susan T. Fiske; 4. Prejudice and dehumanization Nick Haslam and Steve Loughnan; 5. Stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination revisited: from William James to W. E. B. Du Bois Stanley O. Gaines, Jr; 6. Advancing the social psychology of racism and anti-racism: moving beyond 'old' and 'new' prejudice Samuel Pehrson and Colin Wayne Leach; 7. The notion of 'prejudice': some rhetorical and ideological aspects Michael Billig; 8. The prejudice problematic Margaret Wetherell; 9. Implicit prejudice in mind and interaction Kevin Durrheim; 10. Rethinking the prejudice problematic: a collaborative cognition approach Susan Condor and Lia Figgou; Part II. Prejudice and Social Change Revisited: 11. Models of social change in social psychology: collective action or prejudice reduction, conflict or harmony Stephen C. Wright and Gamze Baray; 12. From attitudes to (in)action: the darker side of 'we' John F. Dovidio, Tamar Saguy, Samuel L. Gaertner and Erin L. Thomas; 13. Contact and social change in an ongoing asymmetrical conflict: four social-psychological models of reconciliation-aimed planned encounters between Israeli Jews and Palestinians Ifat Maoz; 14. From prejudice to collective action Clifford Stott, John Drury and Stephen Reicher; Conclusions: the nature, significance and inherent limitations of the concept of prejudice in social psychology John Dixon and Mark Levine.

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