Prejudice: How It Develops and How It Can Be Undone

@article{Dweck2009PrejudiceHI,
  title={Prejudice: How It Develops and How It Can Be Undone},
  author={C S Dweck},
  journal={Human Development},
  year={2009},
  volume={52},
  pages={371 - 376}
}
  • C. Dweck
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Psychology
  • Human Development
In 1954, the seminal work of Kenneth and Mamie Clark influenced the Supreme Court ruling in the Brown vs. the Board of Education case – the decision to desegregate public schools. In their research, the Clarks [Clark & Clark, 1947] had shown young children two dolls that were identical except for their skin color and then told them: ‘Give me the doll you like to play with’ (or ‘Give me the doll you like best’), ‘Give me the doll that is the nice doll’, ‘Give me the doll that looks bad’, and… 

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