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Social identity and the development of children's group attitudes.
This study assessed predictions drawn from social identity theory (SIT; Tajfel & Turner) concerning the acquisition of young children's intra- and intergroup attitudes and cognitions. In a minimalExpand
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Developmental changes in children's ethnic preferences and social cognitions
An experiment was carried out to examine developmental changes in children's ethnic preferences and social cognitions to assess predictions drawn from sociocognitive theory and social identityExpand
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Social identity and ethnic prejudice in children
Prejudice (i.e. unjustified feelings of dislike or hatred towards members of ethnic minority groups) has long been a significant social problem in ethnically diverse countries (Brown, 1995). Indeed,Expand
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Acculturation Attitudes and the Ethnic and Host-Country Identification of Immigrants
This study assessed a number of potential predictors of host-country and ethnic-group identification of members of immigrant groups to Australia. The study included 281 adult participants fromExpand
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Group norms, threat, and children's racial prejudice.
To assess predictions from social identity development theory (SIDT; Nesdale, 2004) concerning children's ethnic/racial prejudice, 197 Anglo-Australian children ages 7 or 9 years participated in aExpand
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Threat, Group Identification, and Children's Ethnic Prejudice
This experiment tested predictions from social identity development theory (SIDT, Nesdale, 1999), that children's tendency to show out-group prejudice depends on the strength of their in-groupExpand
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