James M. Jones; John F. Dovidio ; Deborah L. Vietze
The Psychology of Diversity is an interesting sociological and psychological study that examines diversity, the challenges it faces, and the benefits it offers.
Discusses the personal and social ramifications of diversity for members of majority as well as members of minority groups, going beyond prejudice and discrimination in the process.
Examines the ways in which people's perceptions of diversity are shaped by the past, as well as the political, economic, and social conditions in which they live.
Describes the reasons why prejudice can lead to bias at all levels of society, including interpersonal, institutional, cultural, and social interactions.
Describes methods that have been shown to be effective in enhancing ties between different groups
Examines the impact of the brain on bias in a way that is understandable to students who have little to no prior knowledge of neuroscience.
Integrated throughout the text are useful study tools, and there is also an instructor's manual available online.