Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Intergroup Approach

Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Intergroup Approach

by Christia Spears Brown

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ISBN-13: 9781138939981
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/16/2017
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Christia Spears Brown is a Professor of Developmental and Social Psychology at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on children’s and adolescents’ understanding of social inequalities and the ways those inequalities shape development.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Children and Adolescents Experience Discrimination Because of Ethnicity, Immigration, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Part 1: Overview and Background on Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

1. Defining a Complex Phenomenon

2. Theoretical Framework for Understanding the Importance of Discrimination

3. An (Abridged) Historical Look at Research on Childhood Discrimination

Part 2: The Perception of Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

4. Perceptions of Discrimination Across Social Groups: Trends, Similarities, and Differences

5. How Children Develop an Understanding of Discrimination: The Social Cognitive Precursors

6. A Developmental Intergroup Analysis of Children and Adolescents’ Perceptions of Discrimination: Who, What, and When

Part 3: The Impact of Discrimination on Children and Adolescents

7. The Physical and Psychological Impact of Perceiving Discrimination

8. Social and Behavioral Consequences of Perceiving Discrimination

9. The Academic Consequences of Perceiving Discrimination

Part 4: The Context of Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

10. The Role of the Family

11. The Peer Context

12. The Importance of Schools and Neighborhoods

Conclusion: Where to Go From Here

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