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Title Social consciousness in legal decision making : psychological perspectives / edited by Richard L. Wiener [and others]
Published New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages)
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Contents Introduction -- Law and everyday decision-making : rational, descriptive, and normative models -- Investigative profiling : legal developments and empirical research -- The rhetoric of racial profiling -- Racial profiling, attributions of motive, and the acceptance of social authority -- Racial profiling as a minority issue -- Affirmative Action : legal developments and empirical research -- Affirmative action and the courts : from Plessy to Brown to Grutter, and back? -- The University of Michigan cases : social scientific studies of diversity and fairness -- Social science in the courts : the view from Michigan -- Workplace discrimination : legal developments and empirical research in sexual harassment -- How can we make our research on sexual harassment more useful in legal decision-making? -- Totality of circumstances in sexual harassment decisions : a decision making model -- What can researchers tell the courts, and what can the courts tell researchers about sexual harassment? -- Hate speech and hate crimes : legal developments and empirical research -- The hate crime project and its limitations : evaluating the societal gains and risk in bias crime law enforcement -- Implications of automatic and controlled processes in stereotyping for hate crime perpetration and litigation -- Implicit bias and hate crimes : a psychological framework and critical race theory analysis -- Psychology and legal decision making : where should we go from here?
Summary Examines four controversial areas involving people's perceptions of others - racial profiling, affirmative action, workplace harassment, and hate speech/hate crime - from the perspectives of psychology, decision theory, and the law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sociological jurisprudence.
Law -- Psychological aspects.
Judicial process -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Wiener, Richard L.
LC no. 2006938537
ISBN 0387462171 (Cloth)
9780387462172 (Cloth)