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Prejudice and Discrimination in Europe by Andreas Zick

All papers concentrate on empirical findings throughout Europe aswell as cross-national comparisons. This research reveals bothconsistent patterns and intriguing differences across countries.

  • New research data from Western and Eastern European surveys andexperiments
  • New theoretical conceptualizations of prejudice
  • Multi-disciplinary approaches
  • Debate on policy making with reference to non Europeancountries

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405188838
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/24/2008
Series: Journal of Social Issues Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Andreas Zick received his Ph.D. at the University of Marburgin 1996, worked from 1998 to 2003 as Assistant Professor at theUniversity of Wuppertal, from 2004 to 2006 at the University ofBielefeld. From 2006 until now he headed the departments for socialpsychology at the Unversities of Dresden and Jena. Recently hereceived a call to become professor at the University of Bielefeld.His research interests include migration as well as studies onprejudice, racism, and discrimination in Europe; right-wingextremism; social dominance and the self-concept in socialidentity.

Thomas F. Pettigrew is Research Professor of SocialPsychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He receivedhis Ph.D. at Harvard University (1956) and taught there until 1980.From 1986 until 1991, he taught at the University of Amsterdam.Pettigrew has published ten books and more than 200 articles andreviews on prejudice and racism. He also received the Society forExperimental Social Psychology’s Distinguished ScientistAward (2001), a Senior Fellowship at the Research Institute ofComparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University(2001), and a Fulbright New Century Scholar Fellowship forcontinued research on prejudice and discrimination against theimmigrants of Western Europe (2003).

Ulrich Wagner is Professor of Social Psychology andvice-director of the Center for Conflict Studies atPhilipps-University Marburg in Germany. Dr Wagner’s researchinterests include intergroup relations, ethnic prejudice, andintergroup aggression. Wagner heads the special graduate schooladdressing Group Focused Enmity, sponsored by the DeutscheForschungsgemeinschaft [German Science Foundation]. Duringthe academic year 2003-2004, he was a Senior Fellow at the ResearchInstitute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at StanfordUniversity.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.

I Ethnic Prejudice and Discrimination: Andreas Zick, Thomas F.Pettigrew, and Ulrich Wagner.

RESEARCH AND THEORY.

II Everyday Racism as Predictor of Political racism in FlemishBelgium: Jacque Billiet and Hans de Witte.

III More than Two Decades of Changing Ethnic Attitudes in theNetherlands: Marcel Coenders, Marcel Lubbers, Peer Scheepers, andMaykel Verkuyten.

IV Black Immigrants in Portugal: Luso-tropicalism and Prejudice:Jorge Vala, Diniz Lopes, and Marcus Lima.

V Post-conflict Reconciliation: Intergroup Forgiveness andImplicit Biases in Northern Ireland: Tania Tam, Miles Hewstone,Jared Kenworthy, Ed Chairns, Claudia Marinetti, Leo Gedens, andBrian Parkinson.

VI Types of Identification and Intergroup Differentiation in theRussian Federation: Anca Minescu, Louk Hagendoorn, and EdwinPoppe.

VII Anti-Semitic Attitudes in Europe - a ComparativePerspective: Werner Bergmann.

VIII The Syndrome of Group-Focused Enmity: The Interrelation ofPrejudices Tested with Multiple Cross-Sectional and Panel data:Andreas Zick, Carina Wolf, Beate Küpper, Eldad Davidov, PeterSchmidt, and Wilhelm Heitmeyer.

IX Relative Deprivation and Intergroup Prejudice: Thomas F.Pettigrew, Oliver Christ, Ulrich Wagner, Roel W. Meertens, Rolf vanDick, and Andreas Zick.

X Prejudice and Group-Related Behavior in Germany: UlrichWagner, Oliver Christ, and Thomas F. Pettigrew.

COMMENTARY.

XI Viewing Intergroup Relations in Europe throughAllport’s Lens Model of Prejudice: Walter G. Stephan

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