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Title The diversity challenge : social identity and intergroup relations on the college campus / Jim Sidanius ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  378.017 D641 2008    ---  Available
Description 445 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-430) and index.
Contents pt. I. Theoretical background and overview of the study. Introduction -- Theoretical orientations and major themes -- The site and the study -- pt. II. Sociopolitical attitudes and group identities: the entering student and persisting differences. Cultural diversity and sociopolitical attitudes at college entry -- The overall effects of college on students' sociopolitical attitudes -- The origins and persistence of ethnic identity among the new-immigrant groups -- In search of a common ingroup identity : national and university identities -- pt. III. The impact of specific university experiences on sociopolitical attitudes and academic adjustment. The effects of close intergroup contact : interethnic friendship and dating in college -- The effects of contact with ethnically diverse roommates -- Ethnic organizations and ethnic attitudes on campus -- Minority ethnic groups and the university experience -- pt. IV. Conclusions. Summary and theoretical integration.
Subject Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States.
School environment -- United States.
Group identity -- United States.
Added Author Sidanius, Jim.
ISBN 9780871547934
Standard No. AU@ 000043044983
NZ1 13249181

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