Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life by Russell Spears
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Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life
By Russell Spears

The Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life

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Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life by Russell Spears

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Stereotyping - the process of perceiving and reacting to people in terms of their group membership - is a widespread phenomenon, and one of the most widely investigated topics in social psychology. This new book is about the causes and consequences of stereotyping. It begins from the premise that, in order to understand the nature and function of stereotyping, it is essential to understand its role in, and relationship to, the activities of social groups. In so doing, it provides an alternative to more cognitive approaches that regard stereotyping primarily as a bias produced by the limits of individual information processing.The contributors debate and challenge a range of traditional beliefs about stereotyping by exploring its social functions in intergroup contexts. They also tackle a range of thorny problems in sterotyping and related literatures: including the question of sterotype accuracy, why stereotypes develop and are widely shared, and how stereotypes and sterotyping impact upon people's self-esteem and self-definition. In short, this book examines how stereotypes are structured by social identities and the relations between groups.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631197720
ISBN-10: 0631197729
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 166mm x 30mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Stereotypes as Explanations explores the way that people develop impressions and views of social groups.

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Providing an introduction to social identity, this book covers both theoretical and empirical work. It introduces students to the original theoretical underpinnings of social identity (as developed by Tajfel and Turner in the mid 1970s), and then provides overviews of significant advances.

Critical Social Psychology by Russell Spears Critical Social Psychology, Paperback (April 1997)

An overview of key theoretical, political and empirical developments which addresses the need for a critical perspective in the field of social psychology. It covers such topics as: political critique in a postmodern world; the status of qualitative methods; and realism versus relativism.

Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life by Russell Spears Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life, Paperback (December 1996)

Stereotyping -- the process of perceiving and reacting to people in terms of their group membership -- is a widespread phenomenon, and one of the most widely investigated topics in social psychology. This new book is about the causes and consequences of stereotyping.

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Author Biography - Russell Spears

Russell Spears is Professor of Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Penelope J. Oakes is a Senior Lecturer in psychology at the Australian National University. Naomi Ellemers is a Lecturer at the Free University of Amsterdam. S. Alexander Haslam is a Lecturer at the Australian National University.

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