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An integrative theory of intergroup contact
Publisher Summary This chapter begins with a re-presentation of Allport's classic hypothesis and shows—with reference to recent cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys— laboratory experiments, andExpand
Dimensions of Contact as Predictors of Intergroup Anxiety, Perceived Out-Group Variability, and Out-Group Attitude: An Integrative Model
This study tested an integrative model of how dimensions of contact (quantitative, qualitative, and intergroup) are related to intergroup anxiety, perceived out-group variability, and out groupExpand
Intergroup bias.
This chapter reviews the extensive literature on bias in favor of in-groups at the expense of out-groups and identifies areas for future research on key moderators of bias and the link between intergroup bias and more corrosive forms of social hostility. Expand
Intergroup Contact and Prejudice Toward Immigrants in Italy: The Mediational Role of Anxiety and the Moderational Role of Group Salience
Two studies investigated intergroup contact with immigrants in Italy. In Study 1 (N = 310 students) contact had direct positive effects on perceived out-group variability and out-group attitude, andExpand
The ‘ultimate attribution error’? A review of the literature on intergroup causal attribution
Studies that examine causal attributions for acts by ingroup and outgroup members are reviewed. The tendency for attributions to favour ingroup over outgroup members is found in three paradigms —Expand
Causal Attribution: From Cognitive Processes to Collective Beliefs
Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. Classic Theories of Causal Attribution 3. Attribution Theory and Research: Fundamental Questions. 4. Intra-personal Attribution: Causal Logic, CognitiveExpand
Effects of Direct and Indirect Cross-Group Friendships on Judgments of Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland: The Mediating Role of an Anxiety-Reduction Mechanism
It is argued that emerging generalization hypotheses help to integrate both cognition and affect and interpersonal and intergroup approaches to contact. Expand
Social Identity Theory's Self-Esteem Hypothesis: A Review and Some Suggestions for Clarification
Although no convincing evidence is found for the self-esteem hypothesis in its full and unqualified form, it is argued that this is due to a lack of specificity in its formulation and it is suggested that a more qualified and specific version of the hypothesis may be more appropriate. Expand