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Ethnic Minorities

1st Edition

Edited by J.P. van Oudenhoven, T.M. Willemsen

Garland Science

288 pages

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Hardback: 9789026509889
pub: 1989-01-01

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This book presents an overview of the contribution social psychology may offer to the issue of interethnic relations. It comprises three approaches: social psychological theory; description of interethnic relationships in real life settings; and the application of theories to reduce discrimination.

Table of Contents

1. Social psychological perspectives on ethnic minorities: An introduction Part I: Theoretical Approaches 2. Intergroup attribution: Some implications for the study of ethnic prejudice 3. Patterns of differentiation within and between groups 4. Strategies of identity management 5. Ethnic attitudes and emotions Part II: Real Life Studies 6. Ethnic identity and the paradox of equality 7. Structures and strategies of discourse and prejudice 8. The development of ethnic tolerance in an inner city area with large numbers of immigrants 9. Ethnic stereotypes and police law enforcement practices Part III: Remedies 10. Organizational inclusion of minority groups: A social psychological analysis 11. Improving interethnic relationships: How effective is cooperation? 12. The Culture Assimilator: Is it possible to improve interethnic relations by emphasizing ethnic differences? 13. Towards a useful social psychology for ethnic minorities

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