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Racial Encounter

The Social Psychology of Contact and Desegregation
Kevin Durrheim, John Dixon
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Racial Encounter

The Social Psychology of Contact and Desegregation
Kevin Durrheim, John Dixon
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The political and legislative changes which took place in South Africa during the 1990s, with the dissolution of apartheid, created a unique set of social conditions. As official policies of segregation were abolished, people of both black and white racial groups began to experience new forms of social contact and intimacy.


By examining these emergingprocesses of intergroup contact in SouthAfrica, and evaluating related evidence from theUS, Racial Encounter offers a social psychological account of desegregation. It begins with a critical analysis of the traditional theories and research models used to understand desegregation: the contact hypothesis and race attitude theory. It then analyzes every day discourse about desegregation in South Africa, showing how discourse shapesindividuals' conception and management of their changing relationships and acts as a site of ideological resistance to social change. The connection between place, identity and re-creation of racial boundaries emerge as a central theme of this analysis.


This book will be of interest to social psychologists, students of intergroup relations and all those interested in post-apartheid South Africa.

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Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Year
2013
ISBN
9781135648398
Topic
Psychology
Subtopic
History & Theory in Psychology
Edition
1

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