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Interracial Friendships in Adolescence

  • By: Kara Joyner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Scholars have long viewed contact (or lack thereof) between different groups as an indicator of the social and geographic distance between them. They have also considered contact between different groups to be an important source of influence on attitudes and behavior. ...

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