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Experiment in Modifying Attitudes Toward the Negro (Columbia University, Teacher"s College. Contributions to Education, No 887)

Fred Tredwell Smith

Experiment in Modifying Attitudes Toward the Negro (Columbia University, Teacher"s College. Contributions to Education, No 887)

by Fred Tredwell Smith

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Written in English


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Number of Pages135
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ISBN 100404558879
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Full text of "The roots of prejudice against the Negro in the United States" See other formats. The psychology of the Negro; an experimental study, Contributor Names Ferguson, George Oscar, [from old catalog] Created / Published A first book in psychology, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Contains bibliographies. Also available in digital form on .

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Tredwell Smith. book, An Experiment in Modifying Attitudes Toward the Negro, described a program in which White Columbia University students had a series of positive weekend interracial social and intellec-tual contacts with Black leaders in Harlem.

Students who experienced this form of File Size: KB. Editor: Pero G. Dagbovie A journal of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. book, An Experiment in Modifying Attitudes Toward the Negro, described a program in which White Columbia University students had a series of positive weekend interracial social and intellec-tual contacts with Black leaders in Harlem.

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Awards & distinctions. National Book Award. Ralph Waldo Emerson Award, Phi Beta Kappa The New York Times Book Review. Compared the relative efficacy of 4 short-term intervention techniques for modifying negative racial attitudes in White 2nd and 5th graders in 2 city and suburban schools.

Specifically, we consider the conditions that are required for successful contact to occur (e.g. cooperation), investigate basic psychological processes that may mediate the consequent reductions in bias (e.g.

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attitude toward the Negro because of the Negro’s degradation; secondly, that the prime cause of the Negro’s failure to rise more quickly is his wrong education in the past; and, thirdly, that his future rise depends primarily on his own efforts.

Each of these propositions is a dangerous half-truth. The supplementary truths must never be lost sight of: first, slavery and race-prejudice are. A review of the literature reveals that until recently, studies of ethnic identification and preference have usually found a preference for majority-group members by both majority- and minority-group Ss.

Results have also shown a concomitant disparaging of minority-group members by Ss. The literature is reviewed by the major methodologies employed in ethnic preference by: Other studies have claimed that contact hypothesis is a very simple and optimistic and that contact would most likely gravitate toward hostility rather than friendship if two competitive parties were involved.

If groups with a negative outlook were brought together, it would lead to increases of negative attitudes rather than positive.

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14 women were asked to play the role.Full text of "The Philadelphia Negro A Social Study".In10 years before Sanger created the Negro Project, the ABCL laid the groundwork for a clinic in Harlem, a largely black section of New York City.

It was the dawn of the Great Depression, and for blacks that meant double the misery. Blacks faced harsher conditions of desperation and privation because of widespread racial prejudice andFile Size: KB.