Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination” as Want to Read:
Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  25 ratings  ·  2 reviews
This anthology, edited by Scott Plous, can be used as a main text or supplementary text for courses on prejudice, discrimination, and diversity. It includes a unique collection of readings edited, adapted, or updated specifically for this anthology -- some of which have never been published before. Interdisciplinary in scope and wide-ranging in approach, the anthology comb ...more
Paperback, 624 pages
Published October 22nd 2002 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-55
4.40  · 
Rating details
 ·  25 ratings  ·  2 reviews


Filter
 | 
Sort order
Amal Shoeib
Sep 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book shed a light in a topic I never read about before which is Prejudice encompassing Racism &Sexism and all sorts of stereotyping...I learned many facts in this book through the experiments and statistics the author mentioned like:
1) People usually tend to mingle& co-operate with the ones who share similar qualities or even minor charachteristics such as same Birthday!
2) Categorical thinking can give rise to Prejudice.
3) There are people who blame impoverished people for their pov
...more
Greg Collver
Dec 31, 2010 rated it really liked it
Good introduction.
Genieve
rated it really liked it
Jul 22, 2016
Gordon Mackay
rated it it was amazing
Feb 20, 2018
Jonah
rated it liked it
Sep 04, 2013
Micheline
rated it it was amazing
Mar 24, 2011
Fernando Rubio
rated it really liked it
Apr 05, 2015
Racy-tay
rated it really liked it
Jun 18, 2009
Amantha
rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2011
Jess
rated it it was amazing
Nov 23, 2012
Ann Batcheler
rated it it was amazing
Feb 11, 2015
Paulina
rated it really liked it
Nov 06, 2014
Timonthy
rated it it was amazing
Mar 01, 2017
Kristen
rated it it was amazing
May 06, 2013
Mario Jagannatha
rated it it was amazing
Jul 04, 2016
Dogan Kokdemir
rated it really liked it
Nov 17, 2012
Verna Monson
rated it it was amazing
Feb 13, 2012
Mykola Dobysh
rated it it was amazing
Nov 17, 2013
Madalina
rated it really liked it
Apr 06, 2014
Kyle
rated it really liked it
Feb 14, 2008
Paulinemaiello
rated it really liked it
May 17, 2011
Marty
rated it liked it
Sep 14, 2015
Cody Sanders
rated it it was amazing
Aug 29, 2014
Hayley Luther
rated it it was amazing
Nov 05, 2014
Elizabeth Romanova
rated it really liked it
Jan 23, 2017
Ellison
marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2007
Diana
marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2009
Jon
marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2009
Blaise
added it
Aug 03, 2011
irina
added it
Aug 22, 2012
Lauren
added it
Aug 23, 2012
Tarek
marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2012
Hannah Nock
marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2013
Ain Latifah
marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2013
Kwamina Wallace
marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2013
Alexandra Mihai
marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2013
Cathy Hasty
marked it as to-read
May 26, 2013
Elisabeth
marked it as to-read
Jul 09, 2013
Eddi
marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2013
Rebecca Melrose
marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2013
Asmaa
marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2013
Sohyla Nasser
marked it as to-read
Sep 04, 2013
Jan-arne
marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2013
Irene
is currently reading it
Oct 02, 2013
Esra Elkhawas
marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2013
Jaclyn
added it
Jan 07, 2014
Erin
is currently reading it
Jan 30, 2014
Ryan Weber
marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2014
Pat Cronin
marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2014
Bonnie
marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2014
Larry
marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
6 followers
From Wikipedia:

Scott Plous, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychology of Wesleyan University. He is also a Faculty Associate of the Tufts University Center for Animals and Public Policy.

His areas of research include the psychology of prejudice and discrimination, decision making, and the human use of animals and the environment.

In 2001, he published a study that evaluated
...more