- Includes an introduction, the consequences of prejudice, and how to cope with prejudice
- The editors are top researchers in the field of prejudice
- All the contributors are major figures in the social psychological analysis of intergroup relationships
Encountering Prejudice:L.F. Barrett and J.K. Swim, Appraisals of Prejudice and Discrimination. J.K. Swim, L.L. Cohen, and L.L. Hyers, Experiencing Everyday Prejudice and Discrimination.M. LaFrance and J.A. Woodzicka, No Laughing Matter: Women's Verbal and Nonverbal Reactions to Sexist Humor.
Consequences of Prejudice:J. Aronson, D.M. Quinn, and S.J. Spencer, Stereotype Threat and the Academic Underperformance of Minorities and Women.C. Stangor and G.B. Sechrist, Conceptualizing the Determinants of Academic Choice and Task Performance Across Social Groups.D.M. Quinn and J. Crocker, Vulnerability to the Affective Consequences of the Stigma of Overweight.K.W. Allison, Stress and Oppressed Social Category Membership.K. Truax, D.I. Cordova, A. Wood, E. Wright, and F. Crosby, Undermined? Affirmative Action From the Targets' Point of View.
Coping With Prejudice:C.T. Miller and A.M. Myers, Compensating for Prejudice: How Heavyweight People (And Others) Control Outcomes Despite Prejudice.B. Major and T. Schmader, Coping With Stigma Through Psychological Disengagement.N.R. Branscombe and N. Ellemers, Coping with Group-Based Discrimination: Individualistic Versus Group-Level Strategies.W.E. Cross, Jr., and L. Strauss, The Everyday Functions of African American Identity.D. Oyserman and K. Harrison, Implications of Cultural Context: African American Identity and Possible Selves.K. Deaux and K.A. Ethier, Negotiating Social Identity.