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The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

 
 
 
 
The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
Author: Bernard E. Whitley - Mary E. Kite
ISBN 13: 9780495811282
ISBN 10: 495811289
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2009-02-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 720
List Price: $160.95
 
 

This textbook by Whitley and Kite (both of Ball State U.) aims to provide undergraduate students with an overview of psychological research and theory on the nature, causes, and amelioration of prejudice and discrimination. It covers the standard topics, but was also written with the goal of covering important topics not found in similar texts. To this end, the authors have included chapters on research methods and how methods influence conclusions about the issues studied, the development of prejudice in children, and the nature of discrimination and its relationship to prejudice. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR