Tag Archives: prejudice

On SAGE Insight; Who Voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Election, and Why?

Article title: The Anger Games: Who Voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Election, and Why? From Critical Sociology Recently released data from the 2016 American National Election Study allow us to offer a multifaceted profile of white voters who … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Climate Change and Intergroup Relations

From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Climate change is often conceived as a technical challenge, requiring smart policies and science-driven solutions. Yet, climate change is also profoundly social: How people understand and engage with the issue is powerfully influenced by … Continue reading

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How do men and women respond to gender bias in STEM?

Can Evidence Impact Attitudes? Public Reactions to Evidence of Gender Bias in STEM Fields From Psychology of Women Quarterly Research has revealed that gender biases limit the opportunities for women within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. But just how … Continue reading

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Language plays a critical role in every form of prejudice

Language and prejudice: Direct and moderated effects From Journal of Language and Social Psychology    In the ever-increasing globalization of the world, there has been a parallel increase in the amount of contact between members of different social groups, and thus, … Continue reading

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Sexism legitimizes gender inequality and makes it worse

Sexism and gender inequality across 57 societies From Psychological Science The purpose of this study was to directly test the hypothesis that sexism is a hierarchy-enhancing ideology by examining the contribution of sexist ideologies to increases in gender inequality across … Continue reading

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Is breast best? Or chosen by less competent women?: An examination of bias against breastfeeding mothers

Spoiled milk: An experimental examination of bias against mothers who breastfeed From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin  While breastfeeding babies has numerous health advantages to both mother and child, mothers who breastfeed may find that other people look down on … Continue reading

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