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Social Psychology of Prejudice

Social Psychology of Prejudice
Author: Melinda Jones
ISBN 13: 9780130287717
ISBN 10: 130287717
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-11-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 228
List Price: $146.60

This comprehensive book helps readers understand the prejudice and discrimination that exists against various stigmatized groups. It reviews what is currently known about how their members respond to prejudice, and explores possible strategies—at the individual, group, and societal levels—for reducing prejudice.

Chapter topics examine racism, sexism, and antigay prejudice; values; stereotyping and categorization; individual differences in prejudice; inter-group relations; and stigma and identity.

For anyone interested in understanding and eliminating the factors that give rise to antipathy.