By Richard J. Crisp
'Ethnic cleansing', 'institutional racism', and 'social exclusion' are only a number of the phrases used to explain some of the most urgent social matters dealing with today’s societies: prejudice and intergroup discrimination. constantly, those pervasive social difficulties may be traced again to variations in faith, ethnicity, or numerous different bases of team 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 assemble a variety of prime figures within the social sciences to target a swiftly rising, yet seriously very important, new query: how, while, and why do humans classify others alongside a number of dimensions of social categorization? the quantity additionally explores what this implies for social habit, and what implications a number of and complicated perceptions of type club may need for lowering prejudice, discrimination, and social exclusion.
Topics coated include:
- the cognitive, motivational, and affective implications of a number of categorization
- the crossed categorization and customary ingroup tools of lowering prejudice and intergroup discrimination
- the nature of social categorization between multicultural, multiethnic, and multilingual individuals.
Multiple Social Categorization: approach, types and Applications addresses concerns which are significant to social psychology and may be of specific curiosity to these learning or discovering within the fields of staff strategies and Intergroup Relations.