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Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Rupert Brown (Editor), Sam Gaertner (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-21062-7
576 pages
February 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
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This volume will provide an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes. The volume is divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.

  • Provides an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes.
  • Divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Referenced throughout and include post-chapter annotated bibliographies so readers can access original research articles in order to further their study.
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Series Editors' Preface.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Part I: Sociocognitive Processes.

1.The Root of all Evil in Intergroup Relations? Unearthing the Categorization Process. (Penelope Oakes).

2. Stereotypes: Content, Structures, Processes, and Context. (Don Operatio and Susan T. Fiske).

3. Category Dynamics and the Modification of Outgroup Stereotypes. (Myron Rothbart).

4. Developmental and Socialization Influences on Intergroup Bias. (Frances E. Aboud and Maria Amato).

Part II: Motivation.

5. Social Orientations in the Minimal Group Paradigm. (Richard Y. Bourhis and André Gagnon).

6. Aversive Discrimination. (Amélie Mummendey and Sabine Otten).

7.The Social Identity Perspective in Intergroup Relations: Theories, Themes and Controversies. (John C. Turner and Katherine J. Reynolds).

8. Affect as a Cause of Intergroup Bias. (David Wilder and Andrew F. Simon).

Part III: Prejudice.

9. Implicit and Explicit Attitudes: Examination of the Relationship between Measures of Intergroup Bias. (John F. Dovidio, Kerry Kawakami, and Kelly R. Beach).

10. Classic and Contemporary Analysis of Racial Prejudice. (Patricia G. Devine, E. Ashby Plant, and Irene V. Blair).

11. Sexism: Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviours. (Janet K. Swim and Bernadette Campbell).

12. Psychological Consequences of Devalued Identities. (Jennifer Crocker and Diane M. Quinn).

Part IV: Language and Influence.

13. How Language Contributes to Persistence of Stereotypes as well as other, more general, Intergroup Issues. (Klaus Fiedler and Jeannette Schmid).

14. Social Influence in an Intergroup Context. (Diane M. Mackie and Crystal L. Wright).

Part V: Social Comparison.

15. The Social Psychology of Minority-Majority Relations. (Bernd Simon, Birgit Aufderheide, and Claudia Kampmeier).

16. The Impact of Relative Group Status: Affective, Perceptual and Behavioural Consequences. (Naomi Ellemers and Manuela Barreto.

17. Social Justice. Tom R. Tyler).

Part VI: Cultural Influence.

18. Culture and its Implications for Intergroup Behaviour. (Harry C. Triandis and David Trafimow).

19. Acculturation. (Karmela Liebkind).

Part VII: Changing Intergroup Relations.

20. Strategic Collective Action. Social Psychology and Social Change. (Stephen C. Wright).

21.Trust and Intergroup Negotiation. (Roderick M. Kramer and Peter J. Carnevale).

22. Toward Reduction of Prejudice. Intergroup Contact and Social Categorization. (Marilynn B. Brewer and Samuel L Gaertner).

Part VIII: Applications.

23. When and How School Desegregation Improves Intergroup Relations. (Janet W. Schofield and Rebecca Eurich-Fulcer).

24. Addressing and Redressing Discrimination: Affirmative Action in Social Psychological Perspective. (Faye J. Crosby, Bernardo M. Ferdman, and Blanche R. Wingate).

25. Intergroup Relations and National and International Relations. (Thomas F. Pettigrew).

Index.

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Rupert Brown is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent. He has written widely in the field of group and intergroup processes, his publications including Group Processes (Blackwell, 2000) and Prejudice (Blackwell, 1995).

Sam Gaertner is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Delaware. He has published numerous articles on intergroup relations and has recently complete the volume Reducing Intergroup Bias (with J. Dovidio, 2000). His study of racism among 'well-intentioned' people won the Gordon Allport intergroup relations prize.

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  • Provides an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes.
  • Divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Referenced throughout and include post-chapter annotated bibliographies so readers can access original research articles in order to further their study.
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"Professors Brown and Gaertner have put forward an authoritative treatise of intergroup processes. They have solicited chapters from leading scholars on the cognitive, social, motivational, affective, linguistic, and cultural contingencies that surround intergroup relations. The volume offers lucidly written, cutting-edge perspectives on a most important topic: stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination" Constantine Sedikides, University of Southampton <!--end-->
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