By Gordon Hodson,Miles Hewstone

Intergroup touch continues to be the most powerful skill to lessen prejudice and clash among teams. The previous decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of curiosity during this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now targeting figuring out while, why, and for whom touch does (and doesn't) paintings.

This new quantity specializes in one of many most well-liked issues within the social sciences: prejudice. overlaying not just simple rules yet state of the art findings and theoretical instructions, key questions surrounding this topic are addressed, such as:

  • how perceptions of alternative teams result in nervousness and avoidance;

  • how cross-group touch affects the improvement of prejudice in young ones;

  • whether highly-prejudiced humans make the most of touch;

  • how prestige and tool effect the effectiveness of touch.

In addition to exploring methodological demanding situations dealing with touch researchers, awareness is dedicated to prejudice interventions which are rooted in our figuring out of touch results. those diversity from zero-acquaintance touch to intimate cross-group friendships, or even contain simulated touch studies.

This quantity attracts jointly world-renowned specialists in prejudice and intergroup touch to supply a long-awaited replace at the situation in intergroup touch study. in addition to synthesizing and integrating the most important subject matters, it additionally presents attainable new instructions for destiny examine. Given the prominence of touch as a robust prejudice-reduction device, this ebook is a must-read for college students and students of social psychology and sociology, in addition to policy-makers and practitioners.

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