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The concept that of prejudice has profoundly prompted how we have now investigated, defined and attempted to alter intergroup kinfolk of discrimination and inequality. yet what has this idea contributed to our wisdom of relatives among teams and what has it obscured or misrepresented? How has it extended or narrowed the horizons of mental inquiry? How potent or useless has it been in guiding our makes an attempt to rework social kin and associations? during this publication, a workforce of across the world popular psychologists think again the idea that of prejudice, in an try to circulate past traditional techniques to the topic and to assist the reader achieve a clearer realizing of kinfolk inside of and among teams. This clean examine prejudice will attract students and scholars of social psychology, sociology, political technological know-how and peace studies.Review"In past Prejudice, an eclectic, across the world well known workforce of social psychologists interrogate such staples in their self-discipline as emotional antipathy, implicit bias, stereotype development and approaches of communique and beliefs in selling racism, sexism and dehumanizing remedy normally. the entire authors are asking how we will be able to switch hearts, minds and - most crucial of all - social platforms that foster inequality, indifference and hypocrisy. those are very important questions, and the individuals provide considerate, invaluable answers." --John T. Jost, Professor of Psychology, big apple college, co-editor of 'Social and mental Bases of Ideology and method Justification' ebook DescriptionThis edited selection of essays re-evaluates the concept that of prejudice, in an try and circulation past traditional ways to the topic. it's an research into the issues of clash and discrimination, and goals to aid the reader achieve a clearer knowing of family members inside of and among teams. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Nor can we devise effective strategies to challenge prejudice. Challenging prejudice: the limits of contact Problems and solutions are inextricably interlinked. If prejudice and discrimination derive from dominant group misperceptions of the subordinate group then the solution is to try and correct those misperceptions and the obvious way to do so is to bring people into contact so they can see what the other is really like. 12 on Mon Oct 08 10:39:01 BST 2012. 003 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 From perception to mobilization 41 leads dominant group members to think more positively and to be more friendly towards subordinate group members (Pettigrew and Tropp, 2006).

To be more concrete, liking black people does not, in and of itself, change whether we see them as fully British (or French or American or whatever) and hence whether they are fully deserving of the rights and privileges of British people. What is more, liking others does not necessarily change the way we view their relationship, as a group, to our group. Others may be seen as charming and delightful people, but still their presence may be a problem for ‘us’ (and perhaps even their delightful and charming nature may exacerbate the problem if, for instance, it helps them gain power and position in our midst).

1997). ‘Race’, Racism and Psychology: Towards a Reflexive History. London: Routledge. Rokeach, M. (1948). Generalized mental rigidity as a factor in ethnocentrism. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 43, 259–78. 12 on Mon Oct 08 10:38:48 BST 2012. 001 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 Introduction 23 Rose, A. M. (1956). Intergroup relations vs prejudice: pertinent theory for the study of social change. Social Problems, 4, 173–6. Rosenblith, J. F. (1949). A replication of ‘Some roots of prejudice’.

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