In Chapter 13, you read about six conditions in which contact reduces prejudices. In this assignment, you will reflect on these conditions and develop a program to reduce prejudice.
Your essay should include the following components:
Describe the six conditions used to reduce prejudice.
The six conditions used to reduce prejudice are as follows:
1) Mutual interdependence
2) A common goal
3) Equal status of group members
4) Having informal interpersonal contact
5) Having multiple contacts with several members of the outgroup
6) When social norms are in place that promote equality
Ø Discuss at least two conditions that you think are most important and why.
Ø You must find a peer-reviewed empirical article that satisfies at least one of the six conditions, and address the following points:
Ø Describe the program in the context of the two (or more) conditions that you previously selected.
Ø Explain why you believe this program will be effective by drawing on research concerning prejudices.
Ø Discuss how the program would be implemented.
Your response should be three pages in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.