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Education Programs for Improving Intergroup Relations:
Theory, Research, and Practice

Walter Stephan and W. Paul Vogt, Editors
Foreword by James A. Banks
Multicultural Education Series
Pub Date: May 2004, 336 pages

Paperback: $47.95, ISBN: 080774459X
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"The editors, Walter G. Stephan and W. Paul Vogt, have enriched this indispensable collection with wisdom, knowledge, and editorial skills they have acquired from two lifetimes of visionary and influential research in social psychology (Stephan) and sociology and the history of education (Vogt). I have been personally and professionally edified by their significant work as well as their humanity and commitment to social justice for two decades."
—From the Foreword by James A. Banks

This highly informative book describes in rich detail a wide variety of programs designed to improve intergroup relations. Specific techniques and practices are discussed and the research on the effectiveness of each program is carefully reviewed. In addition, there are chapters on the psychological mechanisms underlying successful programs and organizational practices that improve intergroup relations, as well as an up-to-date review of the overall effectiveness of these programs. This book:

  • Covers a wide range of intergroup relations programs from childhood to adulthood.
  • Includes detailed descriptions of programs from the program developers.
  • Provides valuable information on techniques and practices.
  • Closely examines psychological processes underlying improvements in intergroup relations."

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