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The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice
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Preface; 1. What is prejudice? An introduction Chris G. Sibley and Fiona Kate Barlow; Part I. General Theoretical Perspectives: 2. Intergroup discrimination: ingroup love or outgroup hate? Marilynn B. Brewer; 3. Evolutionary approaches to stereotyping and prejudice Oliver Sng, Keelah E. G. Williams and Steven L. Neuberg; 4. Understanding the nature, measurement, and utility of implicit intergroup biases Kumar Yogeeswaran, Thierry Devos and Kyle Nash; 5. Social dominance theory: explorations in the psychology of oppression Jim Sidanius, Sarah Cotterill, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Nour Kteily and Hector Carvacho; 6. The dual process motivational model of ideology and prejudice John Duckitt and Chris G. Sibley; 7. Is prejudice heritable? Evidence from twin studies Fiona Kate Barlow, James M. Sherlock, and Brendan P. Zietsch; 8. Recent developments in intergroup contact research: affective processes, group status, and contact valence Linda R. Tropp, Agostino Mazziotta and Stephen C. Wright; 9. From prejudice reduction to collective action: two psychological models of social change (and how to reconcile them) John Dixon, Kevin Durrheim, Clifford Stevenson and Huseyin Cakal; 10. It's all about ignorance: reflections from the blue-eyed/brown-eyed exercise Jane Elliott; Part II. Prejudice in Specific Domains: 11. Aversive racism and contemporary bias John F. Dovidio, Samuel L. Gaertner and Adam R. Pearson; 12. Stereotypicality biases in the criminal justice system Danny Osborne, Paul G. Davies and Shirley Hutchinson; 13. Prejudice against immigrants in multicultural societies Colleen Ward, Agnes Szabo and Jaimee Stuart; 14. Ambivalent sexism in the twenty-first century Rachel A. Connor, Peter Glick and Susan T. Fiske; 15. Sexual prejudice: advances in conceptual and empirical models V. Paul Poteat and Michelle Birkett; 16. Where do we go from here? The eight hard problems facing the scientific study of prejudice and its reduction Fiona Kate Barlow and Chris G. Sibley; Index.

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About the Author

Fiona Kate Barlow is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the School of Psychology, the University of Queensland, Australia. She is a social psychologist specializing in the study of race relations, with a particular focus on how the small interracial interactions that we have shape our racial attitudes and behaviors. From 2012 to 2014 Barlow held an Australian Research Council early career fellowship, and in 2017 she was the chief scientist on the critically acclaimed documentary The Truth About Racism. She is also the recipient of the 2013 Society for Australasian Social Psychology Early Career Researcher Award, and multiple teaching and postgraduate supervision awards. Chris G. Sibley is a professor of psychology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is a social psychologist and the founder of the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS), a twenty-year longitudinal national probability study of social attitudes, personality, and health outcomes across New Zealand. As an author of over 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, he was identified as a 'Rising Star' by the Association for Psychological Science in 2011 and received the Erik Erikson Early Career Award in 2014 from the International Society of Political Psychology. He is a long-time collaborator of Dr Fiona Kate Barlow.

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'For those who want to work toward a nuanced understanding of prejudice, this Handbook is essential reading: a comprehensive, provocative, and thoughtful examination of why people are prejudiced, who is targeted, and what to do about it. This is a one-of-a-kind resource that will be indispensable to anyone engaged in the difficult business of teaching, researching, learning about, or challenging intergroup bias.' Matthew Hornsey, University of Queensland, Australia
'This is a terrific book: comprehensive, authoritative, and current. The chapters cover traditional as well as cutting-edge topics in the psychology of prejudice in a highly accessible way. The final chapter on the 'eight hard problems' facing the scientific study of prejudice and its reduction is a gem. I highly recommend this book for both students and scholars interested in the psychology of prejudice.' Brenda Major, University of California, Santa Barbara
'This book is a scholarly delight ... a superb blend of foundational theories (and theorists) that have shaped our understanding of prejudice, and contemporary approaches that take this classic work in exciting new directions. This student edition will be an excellent resource for the classroom.' William von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
'Barlow and Sibley have connected an outstanding group of scholars in the science of prejudice to produce an exceptional student edition. Importantly, this volume offers students and researchers a ready-made curriculum that integrates theoretical perspectives on prejudice with practical exercises that deeply engage the reader in the real-world challenges of prejudice. A must for all readers intent on improving their understanding of the multiple layers of prejudice, now and into the future.' Fiona White, University of Sydney, Australia
'The book offers itself as a great package to students and teachers in providing strong conceptual understanding of the phenomenon of prejudice in terms of the different shades of meanings that are attributed to the term, the various theoretical frameworks for scientifically studying the phenomenon explaining its emergence and the factors that lead to its sustenance over a period of time from unique perspectives, and the impact it has on the variety of targets have been well addressed.' Psychological Studies
'For those who want to work toward a nuanced understanding of prejudice, this Handbook is essential reading: a comprehensive, provocative, and thoughtful examination of why people are prejudiced, who is targeted, and what to do about it. This is a one-of-a-kind resource that will be indispensable to anyone engaged in the difficult business of teaching, researching, learning about, or challenging intergroup bias.' Matthew Hornsey, University of Queensland, Australia
'This is a terrific book: comprehensive, authoritative, and current. The chapters cover traditional as well as cutting-edge topics in the psychology of prejudice in a highly accessible way. The final chapter on the 'eight hard problems' facing the scientific study of prejudice and its reduction is a gem. I highly recommend this book for both students and scholars interested in the psychology of prejudice.' Brenda Major, University of California, Santa Barbara
'This book is a scholarly delight ... a superb blend of foundational theories (and theorists) that have shaped our understanding of prejudice, and contemporary approaches that take this classic work in exciting new directions. This student edition will be an excellent resource for the classroom.' William von Hippel, Head of the School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
'Barlow and Sibley have connected an outstanding group of scholars in the science of prejudice to produce an exceptional student edition. Importantly, this volume offers students and researchers a ready-made curriculum that integrates theoretical perspectives on prejudice with practical exercises that deeply engage the reader in the real-world challenges of prejudice. A must for all readers intent on improving their understanding of the multiple layers of prejudice, now and into the future.' Fiona White, University of Sydney, Australia
'The book offers itself as a great package to students and teachers in providing strong conceptual understanding of the phenomenon of prejudice in terms of the different shades of meanings that are attributed to the term, the various theoretical frameworks for scientifically studying the phenomenon explaining its emergence and the factors that lead to its sustenance over a period of time from unique perspectives, and the impact it has on the variety of targets have been well addressed.' Psychological Studies

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