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Communicating Racism: Ethnic Prejudice In Thought And Talk Teun A. van Dijk

Communicating Racism: Ethnic Prejudice In Thought And Talk

Teun A. van Dijk

Published July 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780803926745
Hardcover
440 pages
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How does everyday talk contribute to the spread and acceptance of ethnic prejudice? Communicating Racism is a revealing interdisciplinary study of ethnic prejudices and the ways in which they are diffused through interpersonal communication andMoreHow does everyday talk contribute to the spread and acceptance of ethnic prejudice? Communicating Racism is a revealing interdisciplinary study of ethnic prejudices and the ways in which they are diffused through interpersonal communication and intergroup interaction. In this clearly written and comprehensive study, van Dijk establishes a crucial link between the cognitive, social and communicative dimensions of racism. He examines: the social psychology of ethnic attitudes- the cognitive psychology of ethnic prejudice- and the social context of prejudice- the interpersonal communication of racism.By analysing informal discourse and the reproduction of racism within the white majority, the author of