Chapter 2. Discrimination in America and Legal Strategies for Reducing it

  1. Eugene Borgida and
  2. Susan T. Fiske
  1. Faye J. Crosby and
  2. John F. Dovidio

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch2

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

How to Cite

Crosby, F. J. and Dovidio, J. F. (2007) Discrimination in America and Legal Strategies for Reducing it, in Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom (eds E. Borgida and S. T. Fiske), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145732

Online ISBN: 9780470696422

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Keywords:

  • American law;
  • discrimination;
  • legal sanctions;
  • conceptualization;
  • legislation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Conceptions of Prejudice and Discrimination and the Law

  • Affirmative Action

  • Law and Psychology: Coming into Alignment