SOCIAL Approach - Sherif's Robbers Cave & PREJUDICE

Prejudice
- Sherif's Robbers Cave + evaluation
- Social Identity Theory (SIT) + evaluation

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  • Created by: sshahedab
  • Created on: 26-04-14 10:16
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  • PREJUDICE
  • Aim: to study relationships within each group and between both groups
    • STUDY
      • Conclusion: leader-follower by problem solving, in-group solidarity & inter-group hostility high, in-group favouritism, out-group denigration
      • Results: 3) had to fix water supply, eqaully pay for movie night (one group smaller), pull truck together when 'problem'
      • Results:1) Rattlers, Eagles, status position
  • Sample: 22 boys 11 yrs strangers, Protestant families from Oklahama matched, unaware of aims so group formation is 'natural'
  • Results:1) Rattlers, Eagles, status position
  • Procedure:  1) groups formed with norms & hierarchies  2) introdued, competition 3) goals they needed each other to reach
  • Results: 3) had to fix water supply, eqaully pay for movie night (one group smaller), pull truck together when 'problem'
  • Results: 2) when found out automatically wanted to compete at baseball
  • EVALUATION
    • informed consent
    • generalisability

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