Race and police brutality roots of an urban dilemma

The nature of police brutality -- Social threat and police violence -- Social identity and ingroup bias -- Stereotyping and outgroup bias -- The emotional roots of intergroup relations -- Translating intergroup biases into intergroup aggression -- A social, emotional, and cognitive theory of excessi...

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Main Author: Holmes, Malcolm D.
Other Authors: Smith, Brad W.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Albany, NY State University of New York Press 2008
Online Access: Table of Contents
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The nature of police brutality -- Social threat and police violence -- Social identity and ingroup bias -- Stereotyping and outgroup bias -- The emotional roots of intergroup relations -- Translating intergroup biases into intergroup aggression -- A social, emotional, and cognitive theory of excessive force -- Can popular policies reduce police brutality? -- Roots of an urban dilemma
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:IX, 186 S.
ISBN:9780791476192
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