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The functions of discrimination and prejudice

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Discrimination -- United States,
  • Prejudices -- United States,
  • Minorities -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementJack Levin, William C. Levin.
ContributionsLevin, William C.
LC ClassificationsHN57 .L48 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4261108M
ISBN 100060439645
LC Control Number81006794

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  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The functions of discrimination and prejudice by Jack Levin, , Harper & Row edition, in English - 2nd : The advanced cognitive appraisal perspective developed by Lazarus and Folkman gives a comprehensive explanation of an individual's perception of prejudice and discrimination. This chapter explains the use of signal detection theory (SDT) to understand and evaluate people's behavior when subjected to any form of prejudice and discrimination. Social scientists have also identified some common social factors that may contribute to the presence of prejudice and discrimination:Socialization. Many prejudices seem to be passed along from parents to children Conforming behaviors. Prejudices may bring support from significant others, so rejecting prejudices may lead to losing social support Economic benefits. Social studies have confirmed that prejudice especially rises when groups are in direct competition for jobs Authoritarian personality. In response to early socialization, some people are especially prone to stereotypical thinking and projection based on unconscious fears Ethnocentrism. Ethnocentrism is the tendency to evaluate others' cultures by one's own cultural norms and values (more items).   The functions of discrimination and prejudice Item Preview remove-circle The functions of prejudice Includes bibliographical references and index Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN :

The Functions of Discrimination and Prejudice [Levin, Jack, Levin, William C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Functions of Discrimination and PrejudiceCited by: Science Assignment Help, Functions of prejudice, Describe in one sentence the contents of the four functions of prejudice and apply it in your work place? a) The four function of prejudice encompasses the various attitudes that people hold and the uses thereof, which are; i) the utilitarian or a. The functions of prejudice. New York: Harper & Row. MLA Citation. Levin, Jack. The functions of prejudice Harper & Row New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Levin, Jack. , The functions of prejudice Harper & Row New York. Wikipedia Citation. Prejudice is an unjustified or incorrect attitude (usually negative) towards an individual based solely on the individual’s membership of a social group. For example, a person may hold prejudiced views towards a certain race or gender etc. (e.g. sexist). Discrimination is the behaviour or actions, usually negative, towards an individual or.

The Functions of Prejudice. Jack Levin. Harper & Row, - Discrimination - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Recent decades have witnessed a growing awareness of. The Functions of Prejudice Paperback – January 1, by Jack Levin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jack Levin Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by: 9. Prejudice and discrimination have been prevalent throughout human history. Prejudice has to do with the inflexible and irrational attitudes and opinions held by members of one group about another, while discrimination refers to behaviors directed against another group. Being prejudiced usually means having preconceived beliefs about groups of people or cultural practices. Prejudice, Stereotyping and Discrimination: Theoretical and Empirical Overview John F. Dovidio, Miles Hewstone, Peter Glick, and Victoria M. Esses ABSTRACT This chapter has two main objectives: to review influential ideas and findings in the literature and to .