Stereotypes: The Incidence and Impacts of Bias

by
Joel T. Nadlereditor
Elora C. Voyleseditor
Stereotypes: The Incidence and Impacts of Bias

20200131

Praeger

Pages 344
Topics Bias Against African Americans;Bias Against Asian Americans;Bias Against Hispanics and Immigrants;Bias Based on Age;Bias Based on Sexual Orientation;Explicit Stereotypes;Gender Stereotypes;Implicit Stereotypes;Measuring Attitudes;Positive and Negative Stereotypes

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Stereotypes: The Incidence and Impacts of Bias

Author(s): Joel T. Nadler and Elora C. Voyles
Contributors: Nadler, Joel; Voyles, Elora;
Abstract:

Provides an invaluable primer on how culturally accepted stereotypes are impacting people throughout the United States.

Stereotypes—both those intentional and those unconscious—and the harms they cause are increasingly featuring in the news. Here a team of top researchers examines current and emerging research on how stereotypes begin, grow, and harm the members of society—and what can be done to stop them.

The authors explain what actions lead to the development and manifestation of stereotypes against groups ranging from racial, ethnic, sexual, and religious minorities to men, women, immigrants, the disabled, and more. They detail the newest studies to help us understand the psychological and social processes that spur and sustain stereotypes, how those affect behavior and decision-making, and how the targeted groups are affected by micro-aggressions and nonverbal behaviors.

This volume will interest students of psychology, counseling, social work, law enforcement and legal studies, race and ethnicity, LGBTQ studies, gender studies, public policy, and politics.


  • Suggests remedies based on the principles of good government and the elimination of dehumanization that can move the U.S. away from its present-day segregation, a condition that is fatal to democracy
  • Bridges the gap between research and application via academic work grounded in the context of modern stereotypes and social justice issues
  • Explains both explicit (conscious) and implicit (unconscious) stereotypes and how they affect human behavior
  • Includes a list of additional resources

Editor(s): Nadler, Joel; Voyles, Elora;
SortTitle: stereotypes: the incidence and impacts of bias
Keyword(s): Bias Against African Americans; Bias Against Asian Americans; Bias Against Hispanics and Immigrants; Bias Based on Age; Bias Based on Sexual Orientation; Explicit Stereotypes; Gender Stereotypes; Implicit Stereotypes; Measuring Attitudes; Positive and Negative Stereotypes
Author Info:
Joel T. Nadlereditor
Elora C. Voyleseditor
eISBN-13: 9781440868672
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440868672.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440868665
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 344
Publication Date: 20200131