By Gordon Hodson,Miles Hewstone
Intergroup touch continues to be probably the most powerful skill to lessen prejudice and clash among teams. The previous decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of curiosity during this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now targeting figuring out while, why, and for whom touch does (and doesn't) paintings.
This new quantity specializes in one of many preferred subject matters within the social sciences: prejudice. overlaying not just uncomplicated rules yet state of the art findings and theoretical instructions, key questions surrounding this topic are addressed, such as:
- how perceptions of alternative teams bring about nervousness and avoidance;
- how cross-group touch impacts the advance of prejudice in teenagers;
- whether highly-prejudiced humans reap the benefits of touch;
- how prestige and tool impact the effectiveness of touch.
In addition to exploring methodological demanding situations dealing with touch researchers, recognition is dedicated to prejudice interventions which are rooted in our knowing of touch results. those diversity from zero-acquaintance touch to intimate cross-group friendships, or even contain simulated touch stories.
This quantity attracts jointly world-renowned specialists in prejudice and intergroup touch to supply a long-awaited replace at the situation in intergroup touch examine. in addition to synthesizing and integrating the main issues, it additionally offers attainable new instructions for destiny learn. Given the prominence of touch as a strong prejudice-reduction software, this booklet is a must-read for college kids and students of social psychology and sociology, in addition to policy-makers and practitioners.
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Advances in Intergroup Contact by Gordon Hodson,Miles Hewstone