ISBN-10:
0521805406
ISBN-13:
9780521805407
Pub. Date:
02/12/2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Social Dominance: An Intergroup Theory of Social Hierarchy and Oppression / Edition 1

Social Dominance: An Intergroup Theory of Social Hierarchy and Oppression / Edition 1

by Jim Sidanius, Felicia Pratto
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ISBN-13: 9780521805407
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. From There to Here - Theoretical Background: 1. From visiousness to viciousness: theories of intergroup relations; 2. Social dominance theory as a new synthesis; Part II. Oppression and its Psycho-Ideological Elements: 3. The psychology of group dominance: social dominance orientation; 4. Let's both agree that you're really stupid: the power of consensual ideology; Part III. The Circle of Oppression - The Myriad Expressions of Institutional Discrimination: 5. You stay in your part of town and I'll stay in mine: discrimination in the housing and retail markets; 6. They're just too lazy to work: discrimination in the labor market; 7. They're just mentally and physically unfit: discrimination in education and health care; 8. The more of 'them' in prison, the better: institutional terror, social control and the dynamics of the criminal justice system; Part IV. Oppression as a Cooperative Game: 9. Social hierarchy and asymmetrical group behavior: social hierarchy and group difference in behavior; 10. Sex and power: the intersecting political psychologies of patriarchy and empty-set hierarchy; 11. Epilogue.

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