Social Contribution - Understanding and reducing prejudice

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  • Created on: 29-04-13 13:38
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  • Social - Understanding Prejudice
    • Ideas/Theories
      • S.I.T - collective action; increased inter group contact
      • RCT - increased co operation
    • How has it helped?
      • All minority groups
      • Reduced racism;football hooliganism; prejudice in schools
      • Society more harmonious
    • Weak
      • I.C - Deutsch and Collins; Stephan
      • I.COP - Sherif; Aronson
    • Strong
      • C.A - suffragettes
      • I.C - Deutsch and Collins
      • I.COP - Sherif; Aronson
  • Overall helped to reduce prejudice but is reductionist as prej = complex issue affected by historical and political factors
  • S.I.T = human nature to categorise ourself & consequence = prej = can't prevent it but ways to reduce it

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