Chapter TwentyTwo. Toward Reduction of Prejudice: Intergroup Contact and Social Categorization

  1. Rupert Brown and
  2. Samuel L. Gaertner
  1. Marilynn B. Brewer and
  2. Samuel L. Gaertner

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch22

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

How to Cite

Brewer, M. B. and Gaertner, S. L. (2003) Toward Reduction of Prejudice: Intergroup Contact and Social Categorization, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes (eds R. Brown and S. L. Gaertner), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210627

Online ISBN: 9780470693421

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Keywords:

  • social sategorization;
  • United States;
  • school classrooms;
  • social discrimination;
  • cooperative intergroup contact

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Contact Hypothesis

  • Social Categorization/Social Identity Theory

  • Combining Contact and Categorization Theories: Alternative Models for Reducing Ingroup Bias and Intergroup Discrimination

  • Hybrid Models: An Integration of Approaches

  • Conclusions: Implications for Multicultural Societies

  • References