By John Dixon & Mark Levine
The idea that of prejudice has profoundly inspired how we've got investigated, defined and attempted to alter intergroup family of discrimination and inequality. yet what has this idea contributed to our wisdom of kin among teams and what has it obscured or misrepresented? How has it accelerated or narrowed the horizons of mental inquiry? How potent or useless has it been in guiding our makes an attempt to rework social family members and associations? during this e-book, a group of across the world popular psychologists think again the concept that of prejudice, in an try and movement past traditional ways to the topic and to aid the reader achieve a clearer figuring out of family members inside of and among teams. This clean examine prejudice will attract students and scholars of social psychology, sociology, political technological know-how and peace studies.Review"In past Prejudice, an eclectic, across the world popular staff of social psychologists interrogate such staples in their self-discipline as emotional antipathy, implicit bias, stereotype building and approaches of verbal exchange and beliefs in selling racism, sexism and dehumanizing therapy usually. the entire authors are asking how we will switch hearts, minds and - most crucial of all - social platforms that foster inequality, indifference and hypocrisy. those are very important questions, and the individuals supply considerate, useful answers." --John T. Jost, Professor of Psychology, long island collage, co-editor of 'Social and mental Bases of Ideology and procedure Justification' e-book DescriptionThis edited selection of essays re-evaluates the concept that of prejudice, in an try and flow past traditional methods to the topic. it's an research into the issues of clash and discrimination, and goals to aid the reader achieve a clearer knowing of family inside of and among teams. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
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It is still true to say that, overall, prejudice is generally viewed as feeling and thinking bad things about others. It is certainly true that various oppressed groups such as black people, women, the disabled and so on are routinely described in highly negative terms – as irrational, emotional, stupid, lazy and so on (see Kidder and Stewart, 1975 for a general psychological analysis and Dower, 1986 for a situated historical example). At the same time, it is possible to think of seemingly positive attributes that are central to the stereotypes of certain disadvantaged categories – Jews as ‘clever’, Asians as ‘hard-working’ and so on.
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Beyond Prejudice by John Dixon & Mark Levine