This new edition of Prejudice provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, introducing the major theoretical ideas as well as providing a critical analysis of recent developments.
- Takes a social psychological perspective, analysing individual behavior as part of a pattern of intergroup processes
- Covers the major research, including classical personality accounts, developmental approaches, socio-cognitive research focussing on categorization and stereotyping, prejudice as an intergroup phenomenon, and ways to combat prejudice
- Illustrates concepts with examples of different kinds of prejudice drawn from everyday life
- Includes a new chapter on prejudice from the victim's perspective
- Fully updated throughout, with expansion of the notions of explicit and implicit manifestations of prejudice