ISBN-10:
0393339726
ISBN-13:
9780393339727
Pub. Date:
04/04/2011
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

by Claude M. Steele

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ISBN-13: 9780393339727
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/04/2011
Series: Issues of Our Time Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 35,592
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Claude Steele is the provost of Columbia University. He is the author of numerous published articles and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments XI

Chapter 1 An Introduction: At the Root of Identity 1

Chapter 2 A Mysterious Link Between Identity and Intellectual Performance 16

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

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

Chapter 5 The Many Experiences of Stereotype Threat 85

Chapter 6 Identity Threat and the Efforting Life 99

Chapter 7 The Mind on Stereotype Threat: Racing and Overloaded 114

Chapter 8 The Strength of Stereotype Threat: The Role of Cues 134

Chapter 9 Reducing Identity and Stereotype Threat: A New Hope 152

Chapter 10 The Distance Between Us: The Role of Identity Threat 191

Chapter 11 Conclusion: Identity as a Bridge Between Us 211

References 220

Index 231

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Claude Steele integrates narrative and research to write a compelling book that describes research. This is a must read!
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