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Intergroup contact theory.
  • T. Pettigrew
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 1998
Allport specified four conditions for optimal intergroup contact: equal group status within the situation, common goals, intergroup cooperation and authority support. Varied research supports theExpand
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A meta-analytic test of intergroup contact theory.
The present article presents a meta-analytic test of intergroup contact theory. With 713 independent samples from 515 studies, the meta-analysis finds that intergroup contact typically reducesExpand
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How does intergroup contact reduce prejudice? Meta‐analytic tests of three mediators
Recent years have witnessed a renewal of interest in intergroup contact theory. A meta-analysis of more than 500 studies established the theory's basic contention that intergroup contact typicallyExpand
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Recent advances in intergroup contact theory
Abstract Recent advances in intergroup contact theory and research are reviewed. A meta-analysis with 515 studies and more than 250,000 subjects demonstrates that intergroup contact typically reducesExpand
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Future directions for intergroup contact theory and research
Abstract Intergroup contact theory and research has received renewed interest in recent years. And this new work has led to rapid advances. This paper summarizes this progress and points to fourExpand
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The Ultimate Attribution Error: Extending Allport's Cognitive Analysis of Prejudice
Allport's The Nature of Prejudice is a social psychological classic. Its delineation of the components and principles of prejudice remains modern, especially its handling of cognitive factors. TheExpand
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Relationships Between Intergroup Contact and Prejudice Among Minority and Majority Status Groups
Considerable research has shown that greater intergroup contact corresponds with lower intergroup prejudice, yet little is known regarding how the relationships between contact and prejudice may varyExpand
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Relative Deprivation
Relative deprivation (RD) is the judgment that one is worse off compared to some standard accompanied by feelings of anger and resentment. Social scientists use RD to predict a wide range ofExpand
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Cross-Group Friendships and Intergroup Attitudes
This work identifies how cross-group friendships are conceptualized and measured in intergroup research, investigates which operationalizations yield the strongest effects on intergroup attitudes,Expand
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