The SAGE Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping and Discrimination
- John F Dovidio - Yale University, USA
- Miles Hewstone - Oxford University, UK
- Peter Glick - Lawrence University, USA
- Victoria M Esses - University of Western Ontario, Canada
The SAGE Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping and Discrimination provides comprehensive coverage on the state of research, critical analysis and promising avenues for further study on prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. Each chapter presents in-depth reviews of specific topics, describing the current state of knowledge and identifying the most productive new directions for future research.
Representing both traditional and emerging perspectives, this multi-disiplinary and truly international volume will serve as a seminal resource for students and scholars.
The Handbook is divided into six main sections.
Part 1: Overview of the Topics examines different conceptual perspectives, historical trends and methods in the study of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination.
Part 2: Basic Processes reviews the Development Process, Neutral Process, Cognitive Process, Affective Process and Individual Differences.
Part 3: Causes of Prejudice and Stereotyping considers individual, social and cultural processes that perpetuate prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination.
Part 4: Expression of Prejudice, Stereotyping and Discrimination describes the dynamics of the expression of prejudice and stereotyping.
Part 5: Social Impact of Prejudice, Sterotyping and Discrimination considers the consequences of each.
Part 6: Combating Bias explores the ways of reducing bias.
This volume will be an excellent reference resource for advanced students, graduate students and professionals who have a wish or need to learn about the areas of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination.
This is an incredibly useful reference text. It provides a comprehensive range of theories and factors that contribute to a broader understanding of the role power plays in stereotyping. Several authors pose questions to support students to evaluate additional factors to improve understanding of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination.
The text is not suitable for the level of teaching or subject. The focus of the course is more on the sociological aspects of discrimination rather than the positivist/psychological approach adopted in the text albeit a good resource.
The issue of racism and discrimination and in particular the overview of new insights the studies in this book generate are a welcome supplement to the current state of research.
An excellent text for supporting undergraduate students in any Social Science or Education Field. The text provides an interesting overview of research in the area of prejudice and discrimination and offers some useful and interesting directions for students to consider.
Useful book to support any undergraduates completing challenging inequalities or similar topic.
Provides a thorough coverage of this ever important topic. Covers most of the relevant aspects of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination with sufficient depth.
Excellent to discuss themes of marginalization and health inequalities which are the core of the community health course.
An exciting find: an essential text for all childhood studies students. Comprehensive coverage of various issues related to prejudice and discrimination. Theoretical text which will be best accessed by level 6 and post-graduate learners. Great resource from which to prepare lecture material from.
An interesting multidisciplinary coverage of the topic. Has some useful chapters
This book is useful supplement to my students in the Gender and Human Rights course. It is helpful in understanding some important sociological aspects of discrimination and stereotyping.