On the Nature of Prejudice: Fifty Years after Allport

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John F. Dovidio, Peter Glick, Laurie A. Rudman
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Psychology - 488 pages
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On the Nature of Prejudice commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Gordon Allport's classic work on prejudice and discrimination by examining the current state of knowledge in the field. A distinguished collection of international scholars considers Allport's impact on the field, reviews recent developments, and identifies promising directions for future investigation. Organized around Allport's central themes, this book provides a state-of-the-art, comprehensive view of where the field has been, where it is now, and where it is going.

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John F. Dovidio is Professor of Psychology at the Universityof Connecticut. His publications include Reducing IntergroupBias (with Samuel Gaertner, 2000) and The Social Psychologyof Helping and Altruism (with David A. Schroeder, Louis A.Penner, and Jane A. Piliavin, 1995).


Peter Glick is Professor of Psychology at LawrenceUniversity. Along with co-author Susan T. Fiske of PrincetonUniversity, he received the 1995 Gordon W. Allport Prize for hisresearch on ambivalent sexism.


Laurie A. Rudman is Associate Professor of Psychology atRutgers University. She is currently an Associate Editor for thejournal Social Cognition and serves on the Editorial Boardfor the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

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