Publication 2612

Gash H. (2009) Attitude change, stereotypes and tolerance. In: Lasker G. E. & Hiwaki K. (eds.) Personal and spiritual development in the world of cultural diversity. Vol VI. IIAS, Tecumseh Ontario: 13–20. Fulltext at http://cepa.info/2612
Thoughts can be fleeting and changeable and they may also be rigid. Generally the rigid thoughts are related to self-identity, and concern positions people hold very seriously. In previous conferences I have presented constructivist accounts of how ideas change and how tolerance might be promoted. In the present paper I extend these ideas to include insights into these issues raised in social psychology. Where the constructivist approach emphasised the importance of providing experiences that challenged emerging representations with questions and counter-examples, this paper reviews social psychological approaches that draw attention to the importance of the circumstances of events and the natural inclination to attend initially to personal attributes. Relevance: This paper links constructivist insights into promoting tolerance with ways these issues are considered in social psychology

Local

The publication is bookmarked in the following reading lists:

None You cannot bookmark this publication into a reading list because you are not member of any » Log in to create one.

There are currently no annotations

To add an annotation you need to log in first
Export bibliographic details as: CF Format · APA · BibTex · EndNote · Harvard · MLA · Nature · RIS · Science