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Author Oakes, Penelope J.

Title Stereotyping and social reality / Penelope J. Oakes, S. Alexander Haslam, and John C. Turner
Published Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. USA : Blackwell Publishers, 1994


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Description xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: The Social Psychology of Stereotyping -- 2. Early Approaches to Stereotypes and Prejudice. The Analysis of Stereotype Content. Attempts to Establish the Factual Basis of Stereotypes: The Kernel of Truth Debate. Theoretical Approaches to Stereotyping and Prejudice -- 3. Stereotyping as Information Processing Error: The Cognitive Emphasis. Categorization: The Basic Effects. The Formation of Social Stereotypes. Issues of Category Representation: Levels, Prototypes, Exemplars and Relative Homogeneity. The Biasing of Encoding and Recall by Social Categories. When Do We Stereotype? Stereotype Change -- 4. Cognition and the Group: Social Identity and Self-Categorization. Social Identity. The Psychological Reality of the Social Group. Self-Categorization Theory -- 5. Categorization, Selective Perception and Stereotyping: A Critical Re-examination. Categorization and the Cognitive Miser. Categorization and Perceptual Selectivity. Social Categorization and Person Perception. The Selective Activation of Social Categories -- 6. The Social-Contextual Basis of Stereotypic Accentuation. Theories of Accentuation. A Self-Categorization Theory of Accentuation. Empirical Investigation. Theoretical Implications -- 7. Outgroup Homogeneity and Illusory Correlation Revisited. Outgroup Homogeneity. Illusory Correlation -- 8. Politics, Prejudice and Myth in the Study of Stereotypes. Cognitive Aspects of Stereotype Validity. Social Aspects of Stereotype Validity: The Political Dimension
Analysis Social psychology
Social psychology
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [214]-242
Subject Social psychology.
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Author Haslam, S. Alexander.
Turner, John C., 1947-
LC no. 93022846
ISBN 0631188711 (alk. paper)
063118872X (paperback: alk. paper)