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Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

Edited by: Todd D. Nelson

Print publication date:  February  2009
Online publication date:  February  2009

Print ISBN: 9780805859522
eBook ISBN: 9781841697772
Adobe ISBN: 9781136642708

10.4324/9781841697772
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Book description

This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.

All chapters are written by eminent prejudice researchers who explore key topics, by presenting an overview of current research and, where appropriate, developing new theory, models, or scales.

The volume is clearly structured, with a broad section on cognitive, affective, and neurological processes, followed by chapters on some of the main target groups of prejudice – based on race, sex, age, sexual orientation, and weight. A concluding section explores the issues involved in reducing prejudice. Chapters on the history of research in prejudice and future directions round off this state-of-the-art Handbook.

The volume will provide an essential resource for students, instructors, and researchers in social and personality psychology, and also be an invaluable reference for academics and professionals in the fields of sociology, communication studies, gerontology, nursing, medicine, as well as government and policymakers and social service agencies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Study of Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination Within Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Development of Racial and Ethnic Prejudice Among Children Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Intergroup Threat Theory Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Automaticity and Control in Stereotyping and Prejudice Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Attributions to Discrimination Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Controlling Prejudice and Stereotyping Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Stereotypes and Shifting Standards Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Stereotype and Social Identity Threat Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Role of Entitativity in Stereotyping Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Unbearable Accuracy of Stereotypes Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Downward and Upward Spirals in Intergroup Interactions Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Stereotypic Behaviors of the Powerful and Their Effect on the Relatively Powerless Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Mechanisms Underlying the Malleability of Implicit Prejudice and Stereotypes Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Intergroup Emotions Theory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  How Our Dreams of Death Transcendence Breed Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Conflict Download PDF
Chapter  16:  You Were Always on My Mind Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Pictures in Our Heads Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Measures of Prejudice Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Racism in the 21st Century Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Sexism Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Ageism Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Sexual Prejudice Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Anti-Fat Prejudice Download PDF
Chapter  24:  A Common Ingroup Identity Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Self-Regulation of Prejudice Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination Download PDF
Author_Index Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
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