Improving intergroup relations through direct, extended and other forms of indirect contact

@article{Dovidio2011ImprovingIR,
  title={Improving intergroup relations through direct, extended and other forms of indirect contact},
  author={John F. Dovidio and Anja Eller and Miles Hewstone},
  journal={Group Processes \& Intergroup Relations},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={147 - 160}
}
The benefits of direct, personal contact with members of another group are well established empirically. This Special Issue complements that body of work by demonstrating the effects of various forms of indirect contact on intergroup attitudes and relations. Indirect contact includes (a) extended contact: learning that an ingroup member is friends with an outgroup member, (b) vicarious contact: observing an ingroup member interact with an outgroup member, and (c) imagined contact: imagining… Expand
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