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Are we born racist? : new insights from neuroscience and positive psychology / edited by Jason Marsh, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, and Jeremy Adam Smith.

Contributor(s): Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2010Description: 149 pages ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780807011577
  • 0807011576
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 305.8001/9 22
LOC classification:
  • BF575.P9 .A74 2010
Other classification:
  • 77.61
Online resources:
Contents:
Are we born racist? / Susan T. Fiske -- Prejudice versus positive thinking / Kareem Johnson -- Framed! understanding achievement gaps / Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton -- When racism makes us sick / Eve Ekman and Jeremy Adam Smith -- The unhealthy racist / Elizabeth Page-Gould -- The egalitarian brain / David Amodio -- How to talk with kids about race / Allison Briscoe-Smith -- Promoting tolerance and equality in schools / Jennifer Holladay -- The perils of color blindness / Dottie Blais -- Overcoming prejudice in the workplace / Jennifer A. Chatman -- Policing bias / Alex Dixon -- "People understanding each other by talking" / Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton -- Success strategies for interracial couples / Anita Foeman and Terry Nance -- The bicultural advantage / Ross D. Parke, Scott Coltrane and Thomas Schofield -- "How can you do that to your children?" / Meredith Maran -- Me and my nose / Rona Fernandez -- Double blood / Rebeca Walker -- Truth + Reconciliation / Desmond Tutu.
Summary: Investigates where prejudices originate, and attempts to answer why and how brains form prejudices, how they can hurt an individual's health, how to diminish them, and what a world without prejudice might look like.
List(s) this item appears in: Administrators Conference 2022
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
BOOK BOOK NCAR Library Foothills Lab BF575 .P9 .A74 2010 1 Available 50583020020255
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references.

Are we born racist? / Susan T. Fiske -- Prejudice versus positive thinking / Kareem Johnson -- Framed! understanding achievement gaps / Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton -- When racism makes us sick / Eve Ekman and Jeremy Adam Smith -- The unhealthy racist / Elizabeth Page-Gould -- The egalitarian brain / David Amodio -- How to talk with kids about race / Allison Briscoe-Smith -- Promoting tolerance and equality in schools / Jennifer Holladay -- The perils of color blindness / Dottie Blais -- Overcoming prejudice in the workplace / Jennifer A. Chatman -- Policing bias / Alex Dixon -- "People understanding each other by talking" / Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton -- Success strategies for interracial couples / Anita Foeman and Terry Nance -- The bicultural advantage / Ross D. Parke, Scott Coltrane and Thomas Schofield -- "How can you do that to your children?" / Meredith Maran -- Me and my nose / Rona Fernandez -- Double blood / Rebeca Walker -- Truth + Reconciliation / Desmond Tutu.

Investigates where prejudices originate, and attempts to answer why and how brains form prejudices, how they can hurt an individual's health, how to diminish them, and what a world without prejudice might look like.

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