By John Dixon, Mark Levine
The idea that of prejudice has profoundly inspired how we now have investigated, defined and attempted to alter intergroup kinfolk of discrimination and inequality. yet what has this idea contributed to our wisdom of family members among teams and what has it obscured or misrepresented? How has it increased or narrowed the horizons of mental inquiry? How potent or useless has it been in guiding our makes an attempt to rework social relatives and associations? during this ebook, a group of the world over well known psychologists think again the idea that of prejudice, in an try to circulation past traditional ways to the topic and to aid the reader achieve a clearer knowing of relatives inside and among teams. This clean examine prejudice will entice students and scholars of social psychology, sociology, political technology and peace reports.
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In this regard, I am reminded of the experience of Charlie Husband, author of a very inﬂuential text on ‘“Race” in Britain’ (Husband, 1982), while interviewing people about immigration. Charlie ﬁrst talked to a young man who was full of racist bile, who spoke of black people in hateful terms and who insisted that they be kept out of the country. Next, a very different young man came through the door. He expressed horror at racist prejudice. He spoke of black people with care and respect. But then he sadly concluded that we must have immigration controls to protect race relations.
He expressed horror at racist prejudice. He spoke of black people with care and respect. But then he sadly concluded that we must have immigration controls to protect race relations. So, for all their difference in the traditional terms of prejudice, both saw the presence of black people in Britain as a problem and both supported the same measures to keep black people out. Indeed, as Essed (1991) suggests, it might even be that the latter type of individual is ultimately more problematic for black people than the former.
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Beyond Prejudice: Extending the Social Psychology of Conflict, Inequality and Social Change by John Dixon, Mark Levine