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Melanie Killen - Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity - 9781405176514 - V9781405176514
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Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity

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Description for Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity Hardback. How children weigh fairness and stereotypic expectations when making exclusion decisions is determined by their understanding of group norms, social identity, and friendships with children from other backgrounds. Series: Understanding Children's Worlds. Num Pages: 246 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFSP1; JMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 161 x 18. Weight in Grams: 514.

Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity explores the origins of prejudice and the emergence of morality to explain why children include some and exclude others.

  • Formulates an original theory about children’s experiences with exclusion and how they understand the world of discrimination based on group membership
  • Brings together Social Domain Theory and Social Identity Theory to explain how children view exclusion that often results in prejudice, and inclusion that reflects social justice and morality
  • Presents new research data consisting of in-depth interviews from childhood to late adolescence, observational findings with peer groups, and experimental paradigms that test how children ... Read more
  • Illustrates data with direct quotes from children along with diagrams depicting their social understanding
  • Presents new insights about the origins of prejudice and group bias, as well as morality and fairness, drawn from extensive original data
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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
246
Condition
New
Series
Understanding Children's Worlds
Number of Pages
246
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781405176514
SKU
V9781405176514
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About Melanie Killen
Melanie Killen is Professor of Human Development, Professor of Psychology (Affiliate), and Associate Director for the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland. She is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. She is also a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award by the Provost from the University of ... Read more

Reviews for Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity
“Killen and Rutland provide expert broad-ranging reviews of relevant theories, research, and interventions and conclude with an integrative framework for understanding and addressing peer exclusion."  (Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2012) "Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals." (Choice, 1 November 2011) "In sum, as we continue to understand and decipher the development of ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity


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