DescriptionPromoting a scholarly understanding of the psychology of social and cultural diversity in the early stages of 21st century, this volume encourages an in-depth appreciation of the value in diversity while directly addressing social intervention and policy implications.
- Offers, for the very first time, an integrated approach to the issues raised by increasingly complex representations of social identity
- Explores the psychological implications and applications of new forms of social and cultural diversity
- Includes research from a diverse range of scholars that covers a broad spectrum of sub-disciplines
- Discusses how the applications of multiculturalism and diversity research can encourage more positive intergroup relations
- Develops an in depth understanding and appreciation of the value of social and cultural diversity
Series Editor’s Preface.
1. Introduction (Richard J. Crisp, University of Kent).
Part I: Social Identity.
2 : Social identity complexity and acceptance of diversity (Marilynn B. Brewer).
3: Facilitating the development and integration of multiple social identities: The case of immigrants in Québec (Catherine E. Amiot and Roxane de la Sablonnière).
4: Costs and benefits of switching among multiple social identities (Margaret Shih, Diana T. Sanchez and Geoffrey C. Ho).
Part II: Culture.
5: Multicultural identity: What it is and why it matters (Angela-Minh,Tu D. Nguyen and Verónica Benet-Martínez).
6: What I know in my mind and where my heart belongs: Multicultural identity negotiation and its cognitive consequences (Carmit T. Tadmor, Sun No, Ying-yi Hong and Chi-yue Chiu).
Part III: Intergroup Attitudes.
7: Multiculturalism and tolerance: An intergroup perspective (Maykel Verkuyten).
8: Diversity experiences and intergroup attitudes (Christopher L. Aberson).
Part IV: Intergroup Relations.
9: The effects of crossed-categorizations in intergroup interaction (Norman Miller, Marija Spanovic, and Douglas Stenstrom).
10: Complexity of superordinate self-categories and ingroup projection (Sven Waldzus).
Part V: Group Processes.
11: The categorization-elaboration model of work group diversity: Wielding the double-edged sword (Daan van Knippenberg and Wendy P. van Ginkel).
12: Divided we fall, or united we stand? How identity processes affect faultline perceptions and the functioning of diverse teams (Floor A. Rink and Karen A. Jehn).
Part VI: Interventions.
13: Combined effects of intergroup contact and multiple categorization: Consequences for intergroup attitudes in diverse social contexts (Katharina Schmid and Miles Hewstone).
14: The application of diversity-based interventions to policy and practice (Lindsey Cameron and Rhiannon N. Turner).