Prejudice reduction and the schools

by James Lynch

Publisher: Cassell Education in London

Written in English
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  • Education -- Social aspects.,
  • Prejudices.

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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementJames Lynch.
LC ClassificationsLC192
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,192p. :
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL21568159M
ISBN 10030431384X

Multicultural education has five main characteristics and goals. These are content integration, knowledge construction, prejudice reduction, equity pedagogy and empowering school culture and social. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Journal of Social Issues: Reducing Prejudice and Promoting Social Inclusion: Integrating Research, Theory and Practice on Intergroup Relations by Biren A. Nagda (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . Prejudice also occurs in schools when teachers or administrators do not respect or allow a student's right to express beliefs, wear cultural clothing or jewelry and practice religious customs. It also is evidenced by denying opportunities due to belonging to a specific social group, race, gender or community. Prejudice and discrimination also. Models of social change in social psychology: Collective action or prejudice reduction, conflict or harmony. In Dixon, J. & Levine, M. (Eds.), Beyond prejudice: Extending the social psychology of intergroup conflict, inequality and social change (pp. –). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

I was riding the subway to work recently while reading Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools, a title in James A. Banks' Multicultural Education series. Staring at the title of the book, a young White woman in her thirties sitting across from me caught my eye. Prejudice and discrimination are two very different things, prejudice is the unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group because of their race, sex religion, etc. Discrimination is the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex. Reducing prejudice and stereotyping in schools. New York, NY: Teacher’s College Press. New York, NY: Teacher’s College Press. In sum, we can say that contact will be most effective when it is easier to get to know, and become more respectful of, the members of the other group and when the social norms of the situation promote equal, fair. literatures about discrimination and prejudice, and prejudice reduction strategies. It will explore psychological and sociological explanations, as well as the rationale behind prejudice reduction in education. Overall, the paper’s aim is to help the readers understand the issues behind prejudice and prejudice reduction in Size: 71KB.

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Prejudice Reduction Definition Prejudice reduction refers to a decrease in (most often) negative attitudes or evaluations that individuals hold in relation to other people. These negative attitudes are based on the groups to which people belong, such as a White person disliking someone because he or she is a Black person.

Although social psychologists have [ ]. Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools, by Walter Stephan. New York: Teachers College Press, pp. $, paper. Reviewed by Lauri Johnson, The State University of New York at. Prejudice reduction and the schools.

[James Lynch] Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Lynch. Find more information about: \u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Democratic values and discrimination -- Multicultural education and teaching for prejudice reduction -. This book sets prejudice reduction at the center of democratic school responses to cultural diversity.

It provides information which will help teachers achieve a greater awareness of their own values and extend their professional objectives to eliminating prejudice. The book begins by discussing the tenacity and complexity of racial and other prejudices, taking into account four major Cited by: Prejudice reduction is a necessary component of multicultural education (Banks, ).

Educators are in unique positions to improve intergroup relations inside and outside of school because public schools offer two resources: differences and common goals (Parker, ). This article discusses theories of prejudice and how they inform an understanding of bullying, conflict, and violence in schools.

Evidence-based prejudice reduction approaches are presented that teachers and school administrators can use to improve school culture and by: Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools (Multicultural Education Series) [Banks, James A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools (Multicultural Education Series)Author: James A. Banks. Social Policy Report Giving Child and Youth Development Knowledge Away Volume XXI, Number II A Publication of the Society for Research in Child Development Article begins on page 3 Prejudice Reduction in Schools Teaching Tolerance in Schools: Lessons Learned Since Brown v.

Board of Education About the Development and Reduction of Children’s Prejudice Jennifer H. Pfeifer. The following links relate to prejudice reduction programs, projects, ideas, and resources. You may also wish to read more about prejudice reduction in the Reading Room, or see other pages in Links on Prejudice for ways to reduce specific forms of prejudice.

Prejudice Reduction Initiatives. More than studies of intergroup relations are reviewed to develop recommendations to help educators choose effective programs to reduce racial prejudice and stereotyping in their schools.

The following chapters are included: (1)Cited by: 7. Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Prejudice Reduction in Education Many studies propose that a large number of normal school children do not have the capacity to assess student-on-student victimization or school-based violence as not being acceptable or as negatively as much as adults usually do, and nay get pleasure from it, and thus may not have a reason to prevent or stop it.

Moving Beyond Prejudice Reduction examines the dynamics of attitudinal change from the individual to the group levels and proposes a proactive analytical framework that scholars and researchers on intergroup contact and social conflict can use to improve relations between groups.

The contributors to this volume explore these issues byPages: According to psychologist Gordon Allport, prejudice and stereotypes emerge in part as a result of normal human order to make sense of the world around us, it's important to sort information into mental categories.

"The human mind must think with the aid of categories," Allport explained in his book, The Nature of Prejudice. "Once formed, categories are the basis for normal prejudgment.

Intergroup approaches to prejudice reduction have been studied a great deal in laboratory settings, as well as outside of the laboratory, particularly in schools. Many intergroup prejudice reduction approaches are grounded in one of 3 main theoretical perspectives:. Elementary School Classroom Activities: This page includes a variety of classroom activities that can be used to teach young children about prejudice, social justice, and the importance of looking at the world through the eyes of others.

As the following exercise shows, teaching children about diversity does not have to be difficult or. Prejudice reduction, described by Banks () as one of the five key dimensions of multicultural education, is an umbrella term referring to deliberate attempts to reduce prejudice, stereotyping.

Empathy and the Search for Common Humanity in the Face of Prejudice Part Two: The Conditions Necessary for Prejudice Reduction 6. The Contact Hypothesis as a Strategy against Prejudice 7. Learning to Live Together through the Principles of International Education Part Three: A Framework for Schools 8.

A Prejudice Reduction Framework for Schools 9. perspective (Chapter 9 on prejudice reduction elaborates the issues further).

In this way, students and other readers learn to think through the distinct implications of each theory for both understanding the causes of prejudice and developing evidence-based interventions. By approaching the material.

It was perfect timing that Denis E. Dillon's article, ''Prejudice Is No Prank'' (Opinion Page, March 27), appeared just a few days after a conference, ''Reducing Prejudice: A Matter of Education.

May 9, - Explore veevi24's board "prejudice reduction" on Pinterest. See more ideas about School counseling, Teaching and Disability awareness.8 pins. Books shelved as prejudice: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

Download file to see previous pages Gordon Allport identified prejudice as a feeling, positive or harsh, towards an individual or thing, prior to, or not derived from, real experience (Allport 2).

This paper will research on ways one would go about teaching prejudice reduction in. Cultural Diversity And The Schools book. Volume 2: Prejudice, Polemic Or Progress.

Cultural Diversity And The Schools book. Volume 2: Prejudice, Polemic Or Progress. Edited By James Lynch, Celia Modgil, Sohan Modgil. Edition 1st Edition. First Published INTERGROUP RELATIONS AND PREJUDICE REDUCTION.

chapter 7 | 14 pages Intergroup. The purpose of prejudice reduction is to help students develop positive, inclusive, and democratic attitudes towards other students and individuals of different races. It is also meant to help students understand how ethnic identity is influenced in the classroom as well as.

The following materials relate to prejudice reduction and social justice. To learn more about an item or to purchase a book, please click on its title.

Through a special partnership agreement, up to 15% of all book purchases made through (by clicking a link below and ordering the book online) will go toward supporting this web site. Bigler () noted that prejudice reduction research has encountered limitations due to problems with the design of many studies.

Some of these include an overly simplistic model, bias in the measuring of attitudes and a want for longitudinal studies in order to ascertain if there are any sustainable effects from the reduction strategies.

Racism Let's Talk About Diversity and Prejudice in America's Public Schools. In her book of the same name, educational anthropologist Mica Pollack, who coined the term, gives the example of a California public high school where some teachers, administrators, and students avoid talking about racial differences at all costs for fear Author: Jill Koyama.

Prejudice Reduction Workshop Facilitator Guide – Kindergarten 1 ALIGNMENT WITH MANKATO SCHOOLS’ OUTCOMES Health: Michigan Model for Health, Kindergarten. Social and Emotional Health pp. 11 – 26 and Lesson 2A This is a book about children and animals and all the colors of the earth.

This book was written by Sheila Size: KB. Prejudice Reduction in Schools Teaching Tolerance in Schools: Lessons Learned Since Brown v. Board of Education About the Development and Reduction of Children’s Prejudice Jennifer H. Pfeifer, Christia Spears Brown, & Jaana Juvonen Department of Psychology University of California, Los Angeles Abstract More than five decades after Brown v.

Prejudice remains a pressing problem around the world. Scholars in numerous racially and ethnically diverse countries such as Canada, England, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States study prejudice and prejudice-reduction in schools and the workplace Cited by: 1.

Perceived Prejudice and School Context. In the American educational system, there is frequent discussion of “good” schools and “bad” schools, with such labels most often defined by institutional resources that clearly delineate schools serving specific student demographics (Kozol, ; Rothstein, ).Yet schools are also places of interaction with socially- and culturally Cited by: The results of racial prejudice and racism can be seen everywhere: stereotypes, violence, underfunded schools, unemployment, police brutality, shabby housing, a disproportionate number of African-American men on death row, etc.

Racial prejudice and racism can be found in many different areas of society: in the media, in service organizations.Their aims are shared by policymakers, who spend billions of dollars annually on interventions aimed at prejudice reduction in schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and regions beset by inter-group conflict.

Given these practical objectives, it is natural to ask what has been learned about the most effective ways to reduce : Manusia.