Education and Racism: A Cross National Inventory of Positive Effects of Education on Ethnic Tolerance, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Education and Racism

A Cross National Inventory of Positive Effects of Education on Ethnic Tolerance, 1st Edition

By Louk Hagendoorn, Shervin Nekuee

Routledge

217 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138312630
pub: 2020-01-01
Available for pre-order. Item will ship after 1st January 2020
$40.00
x
Hardback: 9781138312623
pub: 2018-11-09
$120.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429458101
pub: 2018-12-17
from $20.00


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

First published in 1999, this book gives an inventory of factors contributing to ethnic prejudice in seven countries and the role of formal education among them on the basis of national surveys. It appears that education is crucial in all the countries surveyed and contributes to more tolerant views of ethnic and national minorities in Western European countries, Poland and the United States. The positive effects of education, however, do not always counter the negative effects of personality characteristics and conservative values on ethnic prejudice. Moreover, the negative effects of less formal education may be reinforced by perceived economical competition of ethnic minorities and thereby further bolster prejudiced views of the less educated. This indicates that formal education alone is not sufficient to change prejudiced views. Other forms of socialization transmitting values leading to open-mindedness and the ability to secure one's economic position have to support the positive effects of formal education as well.

Reviews

’…This thoughtful and well-informed book does a wonderful job of elucidating the role of education in the eradication of prejudice and racism…the book will be of immense use to both academics (in psychology, sociology, education and political science) and practitioners (educationalists, teachers and social workers).’ Miles Hewstone, Cardiff University, UK

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A Model of the Effects of Education on Prejudice and Racism, Louk Hagendoorn. 2. Education and Prejudice against Immigrants, Pierangelo Peri. 3. The Effect of Education on the Expression of Negative Views towards Immigrants in France: The Influence of Republican Model Put to the Test, Florence Haegal. 4. ‘Everyday’ Racism in Belgium: An Overview of the Research and an Interpretation of its Link with Education, Hans De Witte. 5. The Impact of Education on Racism in Poland Compared with Other Countries, Alesksandra Jasinska-Kania. 6. Explainging Individual Racial Prejudice in Contemporary Germany, Jurgen R. Winkler. 7. Dynamics of Poltical Values : Education and Issues of Tolerance , Paul Sniderman , Erica R Gould. 8. Education , Attitudes towards Ethnic Minorities and Opposition to Affirmative Action, Genevieve Verberk , Peer Scheepers.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General