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Author Fishbein, Harold D.

Title Peer prejudice and discrimination : the origins of prejudice / Harold D. Fishbein.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  303.385 F532P    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and indexes.
Contents The Nature of Prejudice -- Definitions of Prejudice and Attitudes -- Definition of Discrimination -- Relationship Between Prejudice and Behavior -- Stereotypes -- Stigmas -- Untouchability and the Consequences of Being Stigmatized -- Psychological Consequences of African-American Slavery -- Theories of Prejudice and Discrimination: Individual and Cultural/Historical Influences -- The Authoritarian Personality -- Patriarchy and Female Socialization -- The Present Theoretical View -- An Evolutionary Model for the Development of Prejudice and Discrimination -- Canalization -- Genes, Mind, and Culture -- Behavior Genetics -- Hunter-Gatherer Minds in Postindustrial Bodies -- The Primate Heritage -- Old World Monkeys and Apes -- The Hunter-Gatherer Heritage -- Inclusive Fitness -- Authority-Bearing Systems -- Intergroup Hostility--Heritage From the Common Ancestor of Apes and Humans -- Gene Flow and Outgroup Attractiveness -- Identification of Tribe Members and Multigroup Membership -- Development of a Group Identity -- Intergroup Behavior -- Hunter-Gatherer Minds Revisited -- Discrimination Toward Deaf Individuals -- Methodological Considerations -- Prejudice -- Overview of the Cultural and Historical Bases of Prejudice and Discrimination -- Brief Educational History of American Deaf Children -- Development of Discrimination Toward Deaf Individuals -- Prejudice and Discrimination Toward Mentally Retarded Individuals -- Brief Educational History of American Children With Mental Retardation.
Summary "Peer Prejudice and Discrimination, Second Edition is ideal for advanced level courses on prejudice and/or discrimination taught in departments of psychology, education, and sociology.
Scholars in the field will also find it to be a valuable addition to their personal libraries."--Jacket.
Subject Prejudices in children.
Prejudices in children -- Prevention.
Prejudice. (DNLM)D011287
Child. (DNLM)D002648
Cross-Cultural Comparison. (DNLM)D003431
Psychology, Child. (DNLM)D002666
Préjugés chez l'enfant.
Préjugés chez l'enfant -- Prévention.
Prejudices. (OCoLC)fst01075260
Prejudices in children. (OCoLC)fst01075275
Prejudices in children -- Prevention. (OCoLC)fst01075276
Kind (DE-588)4030550-8
Vorurteil (DE-588)4064037-1
ISBN 080583771X (alk. paper)
9780805837711 (alk. paper)
0805837728 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780805837728 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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