Chapter TwentyFour. Addressing and Redressing Discrimination: Affirmative Action in Social Psychological Perspective

  1. Rupert Brown and
  2. Samuel L. Gaertner
  1. Faye J. Crosby,
  2. Bernardo M. Ferdman and
  3. Blanche R. Wingate

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch24

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

How to Cite

Crosby, F. J., Ferdman, B. M. and Wingate, B. R. (2003) Addressing and Redressing Discrimination: Affirmative Action in Social Psychological Perspective, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes (eds R. Brown and S. L. Gaertner), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch24

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:

  • discrimination;
  • social justice;
  • intergroup relations;
  • racism;
  • sexism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Intergroup Discrimination and Exclusion

  • Affirmative Action: What is it and Why is it Needed?

  • Reactions to Affirmative Action Programs

  • Expanding the Conversation

  • References