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Understanding the psychology of diversity, Bruce Evan Blaine

Label
Understanding the psychology of diversity
Title
Understanding the psychology of diversity
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Evan Blaine
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring chapters on traditional prejudice topics such as categorization and stereotypes, sexism, racism, and social stigma, 'Understanding the Psychology of Diversity' is a wide-ranging textbook that covers the cognitive and emotional underpinnings of prejudice attached to all forms of inequality
Cataloging source
UKM
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Blaine, Bruce Evan
Dewey number
  • 305.8001
  • 303.385
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1091
LC item number
.B54 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prejudices
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Multiculturalism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Prejudices
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Diversiteit
  • Vooroordelen
  • Stereotypen (sociale wetenschappen)
  • Prejuges
  • Stereotype (psychologie)
  • Multiculturalisme
  • Lehrbuch
  • Psychologie
  • Stereotyp
  • Vorurteil
Label
Understanding the psychology of diversity, Bruce Evan Blaine
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. An introduction to the psychology of diversity -- Diversity is social difference -- Gender -- Race -- Disability -- Religion -- Social class -- Sexual orientation -- Weight -- Making sense of diversity -- Diversity as a demographic concern -- Diversity as a political concern -- Diversity as an ideological concern -- The melting pot -- Multiculturalism -- Diversity and concern for social justice -- The psychology of diversity : a conceptual framework -- Diversity is socially constructed -- The individual is a social perceiver -- The individual is a social actor -- Diversity is social influence -- Influence on identity -- Influence on behavior -- Summary -- Diversity issues 1.1 : multi-racial identity -- 2. Categorization and stereotyping : cognitive processes that shape perceived diversity -- Social categorization -- Primary categorization -- Beyond primary categorization -- Perceptual similarity -- Accessibility -- Cultural importance -- What do social categories do? -- Social categories economize our social thinking -- Social categories guide social judgments -- Stereotyping -- Where do stereotypes come from? -- Personal exposure -- Distinctive individuals and behaviors -- Socialization -- Stereotypes persist, but why? -- Stereotypes possess a kernel of truth -- Stereotypes confirm themselves -- Stereotypes diversify through subtypes -- Consequences of social categorization and stereotyping for perceiving diversity -- We believe groups are more different than they are -- We believe individuals within groups are more similar than they are -- We explain "their" behavior differently than "ours" -- Summary -- Diversity issues 2.1 : measuring race and ethnicity in the 2000 US census -- Diversity issue 2.2 : positive stereotypes : Asian Americans as the "model minority."
  • 3. Stereotypes expressed : social processes that shape actual diversity -- The self-fulfilling prophecy -- How are teachers' expectations related to students' achievement? -- Self-fulfilling prophecy -- Perceptual bias -- Accurate assessment -- Accurate assessment of self-fulfilling prophecy? -- Research evidence -- Stereotypes and expectations : are minority students more vulnerable to the self-fulfilling prophecy? -- Moderators of the self-fulfilling prophecy -- Do the effects of the self-fulfilling prophecy accumulate over time? -- Summary thoughts on the self-fulfilling prophecy -- Stereotypic communication -- Talking about outgroup members : stereotypic biases -- The social transmission of stereotypes -- Edlerspeak : communication that expresses age stereotypes -- Summary -- Diversity issue 3.1 : hate speech -- Diversity issue 3.2 : using the "N-word" -- 4. Prejudice : evaluating social difference -- Prejudice : basic concepts -- What is prejudice? -- What are the components of prejudice? -- What are the conditions in which automatic prejudice is expressed? -- Self-esteem and prejudice : using prejudice to define and defend ourselves -- Prejudice is related to maintaining a positive social identity -- Passive social identity maintenance -- Active social identity maintenance -- Prejudice is related to defending the self -- Prejudice is related to feeling deprived -- Anxiety and prejudice : using prejudice to reassure ourselves -- Managing anxiety through social identification -- Managing anxiety through social evaluation -- Public image and prejudice : avoiding the appearance of prejudice -- Summary -- Diversity issues 4.1 : hate crime
  • 5. Understanding race, racial stereotypes, and racism -- Race and ethnicity -- Racial stereotypes -- Stereotypes of Blacks -- Stereotypes of Hispanics -- Stereotypes of Asians -- Stereotyped of Jews -- Stereotypes content : implications for prejudice -- Racism -- Racism in the criminal justice system -- Racism in the health care system -- Summary -- Diversity issue 5.1 : affirmative action : confronting institutional racism and perpetuating stereotypes of incompetence? -- Diversity issues 5.2 : racial profiling -- Diversity issues 5.3 : white privilege and white guilt -- 6. Understanding gender stereotypes and sexism -- Gender stereotypes -- Gender bias -- Ambivalent attitudes toward women -- Stereotypic gender differences : actual or perceived? -- Intellectual differences -- Psychological differences -- Helpfulness and empathy -- Aggressiveness -- Gullibility -- Explaining gender differences -- Gender stereotypes shape perceived and actual diversity -- Girls and boys are socialized differently -- Gender differences arise out of social interaction -- Gender differences arise out of social roles -- Family influences on gender differences -- School influences on gender differences -- Media influences on gender differences -- Self-construals -- Social selection of gender differences -- Summary -- Diversity issue 6.1 : the gender pay gap -- Diversity issue 6.2 : the glass ceiling and the maternal wall
  • 7. Understanding obesity stereotypes and weightism -- Obesity stereotypes -- The role of weight controllability in the obese stereotype -- Obesity stereotypes depend on the ethnicity of the perceiver and the target -- Weightism : weight-based prejudice and discrimination -- Weightism at school -- Weightism at work -- Weightism in the health care system -- Weightism on television -- The psychological and social consequences of obesity -- Attributing negative outcomes to prejudice -- Devaluing negative outcome dimensions -- Strategic self-presentation -- Summary -- Diversity issue 7.1 : lookism -- Diversity issue 7.2 : size acceptance -- 8. Understanding moral prejudice : classism, homosexism, and religion -- Stereotyping and discrimination of poor people -- The content of the stereotype of poor people -- Discriminating against poor people -- Stereotyping and discrimination of gay men and lesbians -- The content of gay stereotypes -- Discriminating against gays -- Religious belief and prejudice -- Religious individuals' attitudes toward Blacks and women -- Religious individuals' attitudes toward gay men and lesbians -- Summary -- Diversity issue 8.1 : conversion therapy -- Diversity issue 8.2 : AIDS denialism
  • 9. Diversity on television -- Representations and portrayals of men and women -- Representations and portrayals of older people -- Representations and portrayals of Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians -- Representations and portrayals of gay, disabled, and poor people -- How does television shape perceived and actual diversity? -- Summary -- Diversity issue 9.1 : the drench hypothesis -- Diversity issue 9.2 : the Sesame Street effect -- 10. Social stigma : the experience of prejudice -- Understanding stigma : basic components -- Stigma involves a mismatch of identities -- Stigma involves an attribute-stereotype connection -- Stigma is situationally determined -- Stigma involves being the object of ambivalent attitudes -- Implications of stigma for identity : mindfulness and stereotype threat -- Mindfulness -- Stereotype threat -- Stereotype threat in Black students -- Stereotype threat in female students -- Stereotype threat in economically disadvantaged students -- How does stereotype threat lower academic performance? -- Summary -- Diversity issue 10.1 : courtesy stigma
  • 11. Coping with social stigma -- Social consequences of stigma -- Perceived controllability affects stigma -- Visibility affects stigma -- Peril affect stigma -- Psychological consequences of stigma -- Self-concept -- Self-esteem -- Positive consequences of stigma? -- Coping with prejudice : stigma management -- Strategies for gaining social acceptance -- Withdrawal -- Passing -- Exploiting stigma -- Strategies for protecting psychological well-bing -- Attributing negative outcomes to prejudice -- Devaluing negative outcome dimensions -- Making ingroup comparisons -- Seeking social support -- Summary -- Diversity issue 11.1 : covering -- Diversity issue 11.2 : online support : virtual communities for stigmatized people -- 12. Responding to social inequality : behavioral and cognitive interventions for reducing prejudice -- Behavioral interventions -- Personal contact with members of negatively-stereotyped groups -- Is any contact OK? -- Indirect contact -- Contact lessens our reliance on social categories and stereotypes -- Applications of the contact hypothesis -- Self-regulation of one's own prejudiced behavior -- Integrating the contact and self-regulation approaches to prejudice reduction -- Cognitive interventions -- Stereotype inhibition and substitution -- Cross-categorization -- Empathy -- Empathy changes attributions for others' behavior -- Empathy prompts compassion -- Summary -- Diversity issue 12.1 : stereotype rebound
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)848921231
Label
Understanding the psychology of diversity, Bruce Evan Blaine
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. An introduction to the psychology of diversity -- Diversity is social difference -- Gender -- Race -- Disability -- Religion -- Social class -- Sexual orientation -- Weight -- Making sense of diversity -- Diversity as a demographic concern -- Diversity as a political concern -- Diversity as an ideological concern -- The melting pot -- Multiculturalism -- Diversity and concern for social justice -- The psychology of diversity : a conceptual framework -- Diversity is socially constructed -- The individual is a social perceiver -- The individual is a social actor -- Diversity is social influence -- Influence on identity -- Influence on behavior -- Summary -- Diversity issues 1.1 : multi-racial identity -- 2. Categorization and stereotyping : cognitive processes that shape perceived diversity -- Social categorization -- Primary categorization -- Beyond primary categorization -- Perceptual similarity -- Accessibility -- Cultural importance -- What do social categories do? -- Social categories economize our social thinking -- Social categories guide social judgments -- Stereotyping -- Where do stereotypes come from? -- Personal exposure -- Distinctive individuals and behaviors -- Socialization -- Stereotypes persist, but why? -- Stereotypes possess a kernel of truth -- Stereotypes confirm themselves -- Stereotypes diversify through subtypes -- Consequences of social categorization and stereotyping for perceiving diversity -- We believe groups are more different than they are -- We believe individuals within groups are more similar than they are -- We explain "their" behavior differently than "ours" -- Summary -- Diversity issues 2.1 : measuring race and ethnicity in the 2000 US census -- Diversity issue 2.2 : positive stereotypes : Asian Americans as the "model minority."
  • 3. Stereotypes expressed : social processes that shape actual diversity -- The self-fulfilling prophecy -- How are teachers' expectations related to students' achievement? -- Self-fulfilling prophecy -- Perceptual bias -- Accurate assessment -- Accurate assessment of self-fulfilling prophecy? -- Research evidence -- Stereotypes and expectations : are minority students more vulnerable to the self-fulfilling prophecy? -- Moderators of the self-fulfilling prophecy -- Do the effects of the self-fulfilling prophecy accumulate over time? -- Summary thoughts on the self-fulfilling prophecy -- Stereotypic communication -- Talking about outgroup members : stereotypic biases -- The social transmission of stereotypes -- Edlerspeak : communication that expresses age stereotypes -- Summary -- Diversity issue 3.1 : hate speech -- Diversity issue 3.2 : using the "N-word" -- 4. Prejudice : evaluating social difference -- Prejudice : basic concepts -- What is prejudice? -- What are the components of prejudice? -- What are the conditions in which automatic prejudice is expressed? -- Self-esteem and prejudice : using prejudice to define and defend ourselves -- Prejudice is related to maintaining a positive social identity -- Passive social identity maintenance -- Active social identity maintenance -- Prejudice is related to defending the self -- Prejudice is related to feeling deprived -- Anxiety and prejudice : using prejudice to reassure ourselves -- Managing anxiety through social identification -- Managing anxiety through social evaluation -- Public image and prejudice : avoiding the appearance of prejudice -- Summary -- Diversity issues 4.1 : hate crime
  • 5. Understanding race, racial stereotypes, and racism -- Race and ethnicity -- Racial stereotypes -- Stereotypes of Blacks -- Stereotypes of Hispanics -- Stereotypes of Asians -- Stereotyped of Jews -- Stereotypes content : implications for prejudice -- Racism -- Racism in the criminal justice system -- Racism in the health care system -- Summary -- Diversity issue 5.1 : affirmative action : confronting institutional racism and perpetuating stereotypes of incompetence? -- Diversity issues 5.2 : racial profiling -- Diversity issues 5.3 : white privilege and white guilt -- 6. Understanding gender stereotypes and sexism -- Gender stereotypes -- Gender bias -- Ambivalent attitudes toward women -- Stereotypic gender differences : actual or perceived? -- Intellectual differences -- Psychological differences -- Helpfulness and empathy -- Aggressiveness -- Gullibility -- Explaining gender differences -- Gender stereotypes shape perceived and actual diversity -- Girls and boys are socialized differently -- Gender differences arise out of social interaction -- Gender differences arise out of social roles -- Family influences on gender differences -- School influences on gender differences -- Media influences on gender differences -- Self-construals -- Social selection of gender differences -- Summary -- Diversity issue 6.1 : the gender pay gap -- Diversity issue 6.2 : the glass ceiling and the maternal wall
  • 7. Understanding obesity stereotypes and weightism -- Obesity stereotypes -- The role of weight controllability in the obese stereotype -- Obesity stereotypes depend on the ethnicity of the perceiver and the target -- Weightism : weight-based prejudice and discrimination -- Weightism at school -- Weightism at work -- Weightism in the health care system -- Weightism on television -- The psychological and social consequences of obesity -- Attributing negative outcomes to prejudice -- Devaluing negative outcome dimensions -- Strategic self-presentation -- Summary -- Diversity issue 7.1 : lookism -- Diversity issue 7.2 : size acceptance -- 8. Understanding moral prejudice : classism, homosexism, and religion -- Stereotyping and discrimination of poor people -- The content of the stereotype of poor people -- Discriminating against poor people -- Stereotyping and discrimination of gay men and lesbians -- The content of gay stereotypes -- Discriminating against gays -- Religious belief and prejudice -- Religious individuals' attitudes toward Blacks and women -- Religious individuals' attitudes toward gay men and lesbians -- Summary -- Diversity issue 8.1 : conversion therapy -- Diversity issue 8.2 : AIDS denialism
  • 9. Diversity on television -- Representations and portrayals of men and women -- Representations and portrayals of older people -- Representations and portrayals of Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians -- Representations and portrayals of gay, disabled, and poor people -- How does television shape perceived and actual diversity? -- Summary -- Diversity issue 9.1 : the drench hypothesis -- Diversity issue 9.2 : the Sesame Street effect -- 10. Social stigma : the experience of prejudice -- Understanding stigma : basic components -- Stigma involves a mismatch of identities -- Stigma involves an attribute-stereotype connection -- Stigma is situationally determined -- Stigma involves being the object of ambivalent attitudes -- Implications of stigma for identity : mindfulness and stereotype threat -- Mindfulness -- Stereotype threat -- Stereotype threat in Black students -- Stereotype threat in female students -- Stereotype threat in economically disadvantaged students -- How does stereotype threat lower academic performance? -- Summary -- Diversity issue 10.1 : courtesy stigma
  • 11. Coping with social stigma -- Social consequences of stigma -- Perceived controllability affects stigma -- Visibility affects stigma -- Peril affect stigma -- Psychological consequences of stigma -- Self-concept -- Self-esteem -- Positive consequences of stigma? -- Coping with prejudice : stigma management -- Strategies for gaining social acceptance -- Withdrawal -- Passing -- Exploiting stigma -- Strategies for protecting psychological well-bing -- Attributing negative outcomes to prejudice -- Devaluing negative outcome dimensions -- Making ingroup comparisons -- Seeking social support -- Summary -- Diversity issue 11.1 : covering -- Diversity issue 11.2 : online support : virtual communities for stigmatized people -- 12. Responding to social inequality : behavioral and cognitive interventions for reducing prejudice -- Behavioral interventions -- Personal contact with members of negatively-stereotyped groups -- Is any contact OK? -- Indirect contact -- Contact lessens our reliance on social categories and stereotypes -- Applications of the contact hypothesis -- Self-regulation of one's own prejudiced behavior -- Integrating the contact and self-regulation approaches to prejudice reduction -- Cognitive interventions -- Stereotype inhibition and substitution -- Cross-categorization -- Empathy -- Empathy changes attributions for others' behavior -- Empathy prompts compassion -- Summary -- Diversity issue 12.1 : stereotype rebound
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)848921231

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