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Chapter 9

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Michael Inzlicht

chapter nine - reducing prejudice contact hypothesis - notion that bringing two outgroups together in a situation will result in decreased prejudice and stereotyping four fundamental criteria - equal-status members, common goals, intergroup cooperation, and the support of legitimate authority Amir - two more variables - favourable climate for intergroup contact, and the contact must be of an intimate rather than causal nature Pettigrew - friendship potential Stephan - lists 13 variables appears to be an atheoretical laundry list for factors that facilitate the positive effects of ingroup-outgroup contact - key point of confusion is that some researchers have confused factors that are essential with those what are merely facilitative in intergroup contact Pettigrew - research tends to focus on when and why contact will result in positive intergroup attitudes, but does not speak to how this change in attitudes occurs in the contact situation - contact hypothesis does not specify how positive feelings toward an outgroup member in the contact situation can generalize to ones feelings for the whole outgroup Pettigrews reformulated contact theory - www.notesolution.com
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