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Blindspot Hidden Biases of Good People

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ISBN-10: 0553804642

ISBN-13: 9780553804645

Edition: 2013

Authors: Mahzarin R. Banaji, Anthony G. Greenwald

List price: $32.00
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I know my own mind.I am able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. These self-perceptions are challenged by leading psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald as they explore the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about various social categories—age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. “Blindspot” is the authors’ metaphor for the portion of the mind that houses hidden biases. Writing with simplicity and verve, Banaji and Greenwald question the extent to which our perceptions of social groups—without our awareness or conscious control—shape our likes and dislikes and…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/12/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Mindbugs
Shades of Truth
Into the Blindspot
"Not That There's Anything Wrong with That!"
Homo Categoricus
The Hidden Costs of Stereotypes
Us and Them
Outsmarting the Machine
Are Americans Racist?
Race, Disadvantage, and Discrimination
Acknowledgments
Notes
References
Index