Psychology of Prejudice, The (2nd Edition)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:9/21/2005 - Allyn Bacon
By: Todd D. Nelson
This comprehensive, research-based book examines the major theories of prejudice and stereotyping through an engaging narrative. Though the focus of this book is on empirical studies, author Todd D. Nelson has synthesized the data and presented it in a way that will excite readers. The Psychology of Prejudice is intended to stimulate critical thinking about what causes, maintains, and reduces prejudice and stereotyping, while also relaying the historical background on the birth of research on stereotypes. For psychologists, or anyone interested in learning more about the theories of prejudice.