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Prejudice: Its Social Psychology, 2nd Edition

Prejudice: Its Social Psychology, 2nd Edition

Rupert Brown

ISBN: 978-1-405-11306-9

Aug 2010, Wiley-Blackwell

368 pages

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$127.95

Description

This new edition of Prejudice provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, introducing the major theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments.
  • Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes
  • Covers the major research, including classical personality accounts, developmental approaches, socio-cognitive research focussing on categorization and stereotyping, prejudice as an intergroup phenomenon, and ways to combat prejudice
  • Illustrates concepts with examples of different kinds of prejudice drawn from everyday life
  • Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim's perspective
  • Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice
Preface.

Acknowledgements.

List of Figures.

1. The Nature of Prejudice.

2. Prejudiced Individuals.

3. Social Categorization and Prejudice.

4. Stereotyping and Prejudice.

5. The Development of Prejudice in Children.

6. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations.

7. Prejudice Old and New.

8. Prejudice from the Recipients’ Point of View.

9. Reducing Prejudice.

Glossary of Key Terms.

References.

Subject Index.

Author Index.

  • Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim’s perspective
  • Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice
  • Provides a comprehensive treatment of the study of prejudice, introducing the main theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments and research in the field
  • Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes
  • Covers the major research, including classical personality accounts, developmental approaches, socio-cognitive research focussing on categorization and stereotyping, prejudice as an intergroup phenomenon, and ways to combat prejudice
  • Illustrates concepts with examples of different kinds of prejudice drawn from everyday life
  • Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim’s perspective
  • Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice