Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

Editor/Author Kite, Mary E. and Whitley, Jr., Bernard E.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Routledge

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ISBN: 978-1-13-894752-8
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 72
Book Status: Available
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The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination provides a comprehensive and compelling overview of what psychological theory and research have to say about the nature, causes, and reduction of prejudice and discrimination. It balances a detailed discussion of theories and selected research with applied examples that ensure the material is relevant to students.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • CHAPTER 1 Introducing the Concepts of Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination
  • CHAPTER 2 How Psychologists Study Prejudice and Discrimination
  • CHAPTER 3 Social Categorization and Stereotypes
  • CHAPTER 4 Stereotype Activation and Application
  • CHAPTER 5 Old-Fashioned and Contemporary Forms of Prejudice
  • CHAPTER 6 Individual Differences and Prejudice
  • CHAPTER 7 The Development of Prejudice in Children
  • CHAPTER 8 The Social Context of Prejudice
  • CHAPTER 9 From Prejudice to Discrimination
  • CHAPTER 10 The Experience of Discrimination
  • CHAPTER 11 Gender and Sexual Orientation
  • CHAPTER 12 Age, Ability, and Appearance
  • CHAPTER 13 Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Name Index
  • Subject index