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The Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life

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The Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life
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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.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
December 5th, 1996
Contributors
Edited by Naomi Ellemers Edited by Penelope J. Oakes Edited by Russell Spears Edited by S. Alexander Haslam
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
0
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
432
Dimensions
153x229x23
ISBN-13
9780631197737
Product ID
3089099

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