Indirect contact and prejudice reduction: limits and possibilities

Brown, Rupert and Paterson, Jenny (2016) Indirect contact and prejudice reduction: limits and possibilities. Current Opinion in Psychology, 11. pp. 20-24. ISSN 2352-250X

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2016.03.005

Abstract

Here we review recent developments in the field of indirect intergroup contact, an extension of the classic Contact Hypothesis. Three forms of indirect contact are assessed: extended, vicarious and imagined. The strengths and limitations of each are evaluated. Although not as potent as direct contact, indirect forms of contact generally offer a more diverse set of practical solutions for reducing prejudice, especially in challenging contexts where direct contact may be infrequent or impossible.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 16:03
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 10:26
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/40284

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