Peer Prejudice and Discrimination The Orgins of Prejudice

ISBN-10: 0805837728
ISBN-13: 9780805837728
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
The Nature of Prejudice
Definitions of Prejudice and Attitudes
Definition of Discrimination
Relationship Between Prejudice and Behavior
Stereotypes
Stigmas
Untouchability and the Consequences of Being Stigmatized
Psychological Consequences of African-American Slavery
Theories of Prejudice and Discrimination: Individual and Cultural/Historical Influences
The Authoritarian Personality
Patriarchy and Female Socialization
The Present Theoretical View
Summary
Plan of the Book
An Evolutionary Model for the Development of Prejudice and Discrimination
Canalization
Genes, Mind, and Culture
Behavior Genetics
Hunter-Gatherer Minds in Postindustrial Bodies
The Primate Heritage
Old World Monkeys and Apes
The Hunter-Gatherer Heritage
Inclusive Fitness
Authority-Bearing Systems
Intergroup Hostility--Heritage From the Common Ancestor of Apes and Humans
Gene Flow and Outgroup Attractiveness
Identification of Tribe Members and Multigroup Membership
Development of a Group Identity
Intergroup Behavior
Hunter-Gatherer Minds Revisited
Summary
Discrimination Toward Deaf Individuals
Methodological Considerations
Prejudice
Discrimination
Overview of the Cultural and Historical Bases of Prejudice and Discrimination
Brief Educational History of American Deaf Children
Development of Discrimination Toward Deaf Individuals
Summary
Prejudice and Discrimination Toward Mentally Retarded Individuals
Brief Educational History of American Children With Mental Retardation
Development of Prejudice Toward People With Mental Retardation
Development of Discrimination Toward People With Mental Retardation
Summary
Prejudice and Discrimination Against the Opposite Sex
Brief Cultural History of the Role of Females in American Society
Antecedents of Opposite-Sex Prejudice and Discrimination
Genetic/Evolutionary Predispositions
Cultural Norms
Socialization of Sex-Typing
Parents' Socialization of Sex-Typing
Influence of Family Type on Socialization
Influence of Peers and Teachers on Socialization
Development of Opposite-Sex Prejudice
Indirect Measures
Direct Measures
Development of Opposite-Sex Discrimination
Summary
A Cultural History of African Americans
Brief Cultural History of African Americans
Brown v. Board of Education
Development of Ethnic Identity
Comparisons Among the Histories
Summary
Race Prejudice and Discrimination
Development of Race Prejudice
White Children and Adolescents
Black Children and Adolescents
Development of Race Discrimination
Behavioral Observations
Self-Reports
Sociometric Experiments
Comparison of Prejudice and Discrimination of the Target Groups
Summary
Modifying Prejudice and Discrimination
Introduction
Predictions
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
Measures Employed
Desegregation
The Studies
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
Mainstreaming
The Prejudice and Discrimination Studies
The Social and Academic Skill Studies
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
Cooperative Interaction
The Studies
Opposite-Sex Prejudice and Discrimination
Racial and Ethnic Prejudice and Discrimination
Discrimination Toward the Disabled
Competitive Studies
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
The Media
The Studies
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
Role-Playing Simulations
The Studies
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
Individuation and Self-Acceptance
Research on Children
Research on Adults
Individuation of Others
Contact Theory
Lewinian Theory
A Multiple Factor Approach
Summary
Parents, Peers, and Personality
Parental Influences on Children's Prejudice
Peer Influences on Children's Prejudice
Personality Influences on Prejudice
Religious Beliefs and Practices
Right-Wing Authoritarianism
Social Dominance Orientation
Humanitarianism--Egalitarianism
Summary
Recapitulation
Dominant and Subordinate Groups
Cultural Change
Genetic/Evolutionary Predispositions
Development of Prejudice and Discrimination
Modifying Prejudice and Discrimination
Parents, Peers, and Personality
A Final Note
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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