Microaggressions

@article{Lilienfeld2017Microaggressions,
  title={Microaggressions},
  author={Scott O. Lilienfeld},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={138 - 169}
}
  • S. Lilienfeld
  • Published 1 January 2017
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
The microaggression concept has recently galvanized public discussion and spread to numerous college campuses and businesses. I argue that the microaggression research program (MRP) rests on five core premises, namely, that microaggressions (1) are operationalized with sufficient clarity and consensus to afford rigorous scientific investigation; (2) are interpreted negatively by most or all minority group members; (3) reflect implicitly prejudicial and implicitly aggressive motives; (4) can be… 

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