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.

Causes and Consequences of Racial Prejudice

Causes and consequences of racial prejudice

Deep rooted prejudices entertained by the whites; ten thousand recollections, by the blacks, of the injuries they have sustained; new provocations; the real distinctions which nature has made; and many other circumstances, will divide us into parties, and produce convulsions which will probably never end but in the extermination of the one or the other race.

—Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia (as cited in Jordan, 1968, p. 436)

The deleterious effect of prejudice and racism on African Americans and other ethnic minority groups is well documented. A number of scholars have built long and illustrious careers delineating the exact mechanisms by which racism diminishes the quality of life experienced by African Americans and other racial and ...

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