Stereotypes as Explanations: The Formation of Meaningful Beliefs about Social Groups

By Craig McGarty; Vincent Y. Yzerbyt et al. | Go to book overview

Contents
List of figurespagevii
List of contributorsviii
Prefaceix
1 Social, cultural and cognitive factors in stereotype formation CRAIG MCGARTY, VINCENT Y. YZERBYT AND RUSSELL SPEARS1
2 Stereotype formation as category formation CRAIG MCGARTY16
3 Subjective essentialism and the emergence of stereotypes VINCENT Y. YZERBYT AND STEVE ROCHER38
4 The role of theories in the formation of stereotype content PATRICIA M. BROWN AND JOHN C. TURNER67
5 Illusory correlation and stereotype formation: making sense of group differences and cognitive biases MARIËTTE BERNDSEN, RUSSELL SPEARS, JOOP VAN DER PLIGT AND CRAIG MCGARTY90
6 Dependence and the formation of stereotyped beliefs about groups: from interpersonal to intergroup perception OLIVIER CORNEILLE AND VINCENT Y. YZERBYT111
7 Four degrees of stereotype formation: differentiation by any means necessary RUSSELL SPEARS127
8 From personal pictures in the head to collective tools in the world: how shared stereotypes allow groups to represent and change social reality S. ALEXANDER HASLAM, JOHN C. TURNER, PENELOPE J. OAKES, KATHERINE J. REYNOLDS AND BERTJAN DOOSJE157

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