Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination

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believe that each of these strategies is likely to be employed at some time in some situations by targets of prejudice who are attempting to cope with their predicament.

Our intent here has been to outline what social psychological theories predict that targets can do to combat prejudice in prejudicial interactions, rather than to endorse a particular type or set of strategies. The risks and benefits of these various approaches to prejudice reduction are ultimately borne by the targets.


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