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Homo Stereotypus: Wired for Trouble

At times our stereotype-prone species can seem wired for trouble. The following materials relate to the psychology of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. To learn more about an item or to purchase a book, please click on its title. Through a special partnership agreement, up to 15% of all book purchases made through Amazon.com (by clicking a link below and ordering the book online) will go toward supporting this web site.

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 Literature Reviews on Prejudice
  • Duckitt, J. H. (1992). Psychology and prejudice: A historical analysis and integrative framework. American Psychologist, 47, 1182-1193.
  • Fiske, S. T. (1998). Prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Psychology (4th ed., pp. 357-411). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Paluck, E. L., & Green, D. P. (2009). Prejudice reduction: What works? A review and assessment of research and practice. Annual Review of Psychology.

 The Social Construction of Race

  • Reed, T. E. (1969). Caucasian genes in American Negroes. Science, 165, 762-768.
  • The children's children. (1948, December 27). Time, p. 18.
  • Trillin, C. (1986, April 14). American chronicles: Black or white. New Yorker, pp. 62-78.
  • What makes you black? (1983, January). Ebony, pp. 115-116, 118.