9781405113076

Prejudice : Its Social Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781405113076

  • ISBN10:

    1405113073

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/23/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

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

Author Biography

Rupert Brown is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Sussex. He has taught courses on prejudice, group processes, and intergroup relations for over 25 years, and published widely in these fields. His books include Group Processes (second edition, Blackwell, 2000) and, as co-editor, the Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Relations (Blackwell, 2001) and Social Identities (2006).

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgementsp. x
List of Figuresp. xii
The Nature of Prejudicep. 1
Prejudiced Individualsp. 13
Social Categorization and Prejudicep. 35
Stereotyping and Prejudicep. 68
The Development of Prejudice in Childrenp. 108
Prejudice and Intergroup Relationsp. 143
Prejudice Old and Newp. 182
Prejudice from the Recipients' Point of Viewp. 219
Reducing Prejudicep. 243
Glossary of Key Termsp. 281
Referencesp. 290
Subject Indexp. 339
Author Indexp. 345
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