Dr. Keon West explains that it is difficult to make broad factual claims about prejudice and discrimination, but careful scientific experiments can show evidence of discriminatory attitudes. He highlights his findings on the question, "Do people judge Muslims more harshly than white non-Muslims?"
- Type of Content: Case Study
- Title: Prejudice & Stereotyping: Experimental Approach
- Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd.
- Publication year: 2016
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- Discipline: Psychology
- Subject: Prejudice & Stereotyping, Sociology of Diversity, Experimental Design
- Duration: 00:11:46
- Keywords: affirmative action, awareness, causation, complexity, correlation, emotion, empirical research, experimental method, fairness, gender in the workplace, judgment (psychology), labeling, Muslims, opinions, participant observation, perception (psychology), perpetrators, police shootings, prejudice and discrimination, psychology and behavior, race and policing, replication (evaluation), research findings, Science, technology, & human values, Scientific approach, Self-promotion, September 11 attacks, Social psychology, Statistical significance, Stereotypes and stereotyping, terrorism, terrorism: defined, violence
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Academic: Keon WestOnline ISBN:9781473972087Copyright: (c) SAGE Publications Ltd., 2016