Examining the Effects of Intergroup Contact: Prejudice Reduction and Beyond

Monday, November 14, 2016

Linda Tropp

University of Massachusetts

Intergroup contact stands as one of the most widely studied approaches to reducing prejudice. Yet contact research has also been criticized for focusing too narrowly on the goal of prejudice reduction. This talk will review basic effects of intergroup contact, key processes underlying its effects, and how contact may impact relations between groups far beyond its effects on prejudice reduction.

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