Vicarious intergroup contact effects

@article{Mazziotta2011VicariousIC,
  title={Vicarious intergroup contact effects},
  author={Agostino Mazziotta and Am{\'e}lie Mummendey and Stephen C. Wright},
  journal={Group Processes \& Intergroup Relations},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={255 - 274}
}
This contribution examines the role of vicarious contact (observing in-group members having successful cross-group contact) as a tool to improve intergroup relations. Expanding previous research on indirect intergroup contact, vicarious contact (1) integrates and applies concepts of social-cognitive theory (Bandura, 1986) to the field of intergroup contact research; (2) broadens the study of indirect contact effects to the observation of successful cross-group interactions; and (3) proposes to… 

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