Intergroup Relations

By Walter G. Stephan; Cookie White Stephan | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
Prefaceix
1 Stereotypes1
Defining Stereotypes 3
Measuring Stereotypes4
Categorization7
Historical Origins of Stereotyping9
Biased Labeling10
The Structure and Processing of Stereotype Information13
The Structure of Stereotypes13
Processing in Stereotype Networks15
Affect Associated with Stereotypes17
Mood Associated with Stereotypes18
Associative Network Models and Expectancy Confirmation19
Stage I: Information Acquisition20
Stage II: Information-Processing Biases21
Stage III: Self-Fulfilling Prophecies25
Changing Stereotypes26
Strengthening or Creating Positive Links26
Weakening Negative Links27
Subtyping and Activating Alternative Categories29
Altering Biased Labeling30
Summary31
2 Theories of Prejudice33
Prejudice, Attitudes, Discrimination, and Racism34
Traditional Explanations of Prejudice35

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter - 1 Stereotypes 1
  • Summary 30
  • Chapter - 2 Theories of Prejudice 33
  • Chapter - 3 The Contact Hypothesis in Intergroup Relations 61
  • Summary 86
  • Chapter - 4 Social Identity, Self-Categorization, and Intergroup Attitudes 89
  • Summary 111
  • Chapter - 5 Intercultural Relations 115
  • Summary 138
  • Chapter - 6 Intergroup Conflict and Its Resolution 141
  • Summary 169
  • References 173
  • Index 211
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