The Communicated Stereotype

The Communicated Stereotype : From Celebrity Vilification to Everyday Talk

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The Communicated Stereotype extends current work in psychology and communication by delineating a distinctly communicative process whereby stereotypic knowledge is maintained through the stereotypes communicated in conversation and the media. This process explains that supposed deterrents like political correctness are ineffective and instead facilitate stereotype use. Theoretically based, the book offers a unique, accessible, and practical rationale to persuade people that it is in their interest to substitute stereotypes with more productive ways of more

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  • Hardback | 126 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739167537
  • 9780739167533

About Anastacia Kurylo

Anastacia Kurylo (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is feature editor of the Center for Intercultural New Media Research, president of Fortified Communication Consulting, and founder of a blog on stereotypes located at more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Basics of Stereotyping Chapter 2: Stereotype Content Chapter 3: Deterrents to Stereotype Use Chapter 4: Celebrity Vilification Chapter 5: Psychological Functions of Stereotypes Chapter 6: Communicative Functions of Stereotypes Chapter 7: The Interactional Dilemmashow more

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