The Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.
Chapter 13: Race Relations on the College Campus
Race Relations on the College Campus
The previous chapters focused on students working with identity issues, affiliation needs, and other developmental psychosocial tasks. These chapters focused on building a systematic awareness of racial identity and the basic underlying assumptions that have been taught to school-age youth by their culture teachers. Following from the previous chapters' emphasis on awareness, this chapter will focus on what to do with this awareness and the move toward knowledge and comprehension as a higher stage of development.
There are indications of progress in preventing prejudice at college campuses in the increased representation of minorities among students and faculty, explicit mission statements against prejudice, and courses focused on social problems of racism and prejudice. There are, however, ...