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Title Stereotypes as explanations : the formation of meaningful beliefs about social groups / [edited by] Craig McGarty, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt, and Russell Spears
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002


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Description x, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Social, cultural, and cognitive factors in stereotype formation / Craig McGarty, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt and Russell Spears -- Stereotype formation as category formation / Craig McGarty -- Subjective essentialism and the emergence of stereotypes / Vincent Y. Yzerbyt and Steve Rocher -- The role of theories in the formation of stereotype content / Patricia M. Brown and John C. Turner -- Illusory correlation and stereotype formation: making sense of group differences and cognitive biases / Marit͡te Bernsden, Russell Spears, Joop van der Pligt and Craig McGarty -- Dependence and the formation of stereotyped beliefs about groups: from interpersonal to intergroup perception / Olivier Corneille and Vincent Y. Yzerbyt -- Four degrees of stereotype formation: differentiation by any means necessary / Russell Spears -- From personal pictures in the head to collective tools in the world: how shared stereotypes allow groups to represent and change social reality / S. Alexander Haslam ... [et al.] -- Conclusion: stereotypes are selective, variable and contested explanations / Craig McGarty, Russell Spears and Vincent Y. Yzerbyt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Subject Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Social groups.
Author McGarty, Craig.
Yzerbyt, Vincent.
Spears, Russell.
LC no. 2002073438
ISBN 0521800471 cased
0521804825 paperback