The social psychology of stereotyping and group life

  title={The social psychology of stereotyping and group life},
  author={Russell Spears and Penelope J. Oakes and Naomi Ellemers and S. Alexander Haslam},
Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. 1. Introduction: The Social Psychology of Stereotyping and Group Life. Russell Spears, Penelope J. Oakes, Naomi Ellemers and S. Alexander Haslam. 2. Stereotypes as Explanations: A Subjective Essentialistic View of Group Perception. Vincent Yzerbyt, Steve Rocher and Georges Schadron. 3. Asking the Accuracy Question: Is Measurement the Answer?. Penelope J. Oakes and Katherine J. Reynolds. 4. Changing the Stereotype of the Stereotype. Stephen Worcel and Hank… 
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