By Richard J. Crisp
'Ethnic cleansing', 'institutional racism', and 'social exclusion' are only a number of the phrases used to explain probably the most urgent social concerns dealing with today’s societies: prejudice and intergroup discrimination. continuously, those pervasive social difficulties should be traced again to ameliorations in faith, ethnicity, or numerous different bases of staff club: the social different types to which individuals belong.
Social categorization, how we classify ourselves and others, exerts a profound effect on our techniques, ideals, emotions, and behaviors. during this quantity, Richard Crisp and Miles Hewstone collect a variety of best figures within the social sciences to target a swiftly rising, yet severely very important, new query: how, whilst, and why do humans classify others alongside a number of dimensions of social categorization? the amount additionally explores what this implies for social habit, and what implications a number of and intricate perceptions of class club may have for lowering prejudice, discrimination, and social exclusion.
Topics lined include:
- the cognitive, motivational, and affective implications of a number of categorization
- the crossed categorization and customary ingroup equipment of decreasing prejudice and intergroup discrimination
- the nature of social categorization between multicultural, multiethnic, and multilingual individuals.
Multiple Social Categorization: strategy, versions and Applications addresses concerns which are primary to social psychology and should be of specific curiosity to these learning or studying within the fields of staff strategies and Intergroup Relations.