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Loris Vezzali, Sofia Stathi
Table Of Contents
List of contributors. Introduction - The Present and the future of the contact hypothesis, and the need for integrating research fields (Loris Vezzali, Sofia Stathi) 1. Individual differences in intergroup contact propensity and prejudice reduction (Gordon Hodson, Rhiannon N. Turner, Becky L. Choma) 2. The influence of direct and extended contact on the development of acculturation preferences among majority members (Roberto Gonzalez, Rupert Brown) 3. The irony of harmony: Past and new developments (Tamar Saguy, Noa Shchori-Eyal, Siwar Hasan-Aslih, Danit Sobol, John F. Dovidio) 4. A temporally integrated model of intergroup contact and threat (TIMICAT) (Dominic Abrams, Anja D. Eller) 5. Investigating positive and negative intergroup contact: Rectifying a long-standing positivity bias in the literature (Sylvie Graf, Stefania Paolini) 6. The extended intergroup contact hypothesis: State of the art and future developments (Loris Vezzali, Sofia Stathi) 7. A future focus for imagined contact: Advances in and beyond intergroup relations (Rose Meleady, Richard J. Crisp) 8. Intergroup contact among children (Lindsey Cameron, Rhiannon N. Turner) 9. Concluding thoughts: The past, present and future of research on the contact hypothesis (John Dixon). Index
Loris Vezzali is Associate Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, where he teaches Social and Group Psychology. His main research interests concern intergroup relations and, in particular, strategies for the reduction of explicit and implicit prejudice. Sofia Stathi is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Greenwich, UK, where she teaches Social and Cultural Psychology and Social Cognition. Her research focuses mainly on intergroup relations, categorization processes, and multiculturalism.