A longstanding line of research that aims to combat bias among conflicting groups springs from a theory called the contact hypothesis developed in the 1950s by gordon allport, phd, the theory holds that contact between two groups can promote tolerance and acceptance, but only under certain. This video is about the contact hypothesis (see allport, 1954 brown & hewstone, 2005 pettigrew & tropp, 2006), which states that interactions between membe. Psychology definition of contact hypothesis: the theory that individuals belonging to one class can come to be less biased against people belonging to other classes simply by elevating the amount of c. Pettigrew, t f and tropp, l r (2005) allport's intergroup contact hypothesis: its history and influence, in on the nature of prejudice: fifty years after allport (eds j f dovidio, p glick and l a rudman), blackwell publishing ltd, oxford, uk doi: 101002/9780470773963ch16.
The contact hypothesis has long been considered one of psychology’s most effective strategies for improving intergroup relations in this article, we review the history of the development of the contact hypothesis, and then we examine recent developments in this area. The contact hypothesis holds that contact between the members of different groups tends to reduce whatever negative intergroup attitudes may exist the greater the contact, the less the antipathy this idea is a crucial part of the broader theory that ethnic antagonism (as shown in prejudice. Psy2110 - social psychology this final video assignment describes and uses supporting detail to to summarize the contact hypothesis, also called intergroup. This is the principle that bringing people together who are in conflict (or where one is bullying the other), the conflict will subside as they get to understand one another.
Reducing prejudice: a spatialized game -theoretic model for the contact hypothesis patrick grim 1 model ‘intergroup cooperation’. Social and personality psychology compass 2 (2008): 101111/j1751-9004200800155x imagined intergroup contact: theory, paradigm and practice richard j crisp1, sofia stathi1, rhiannon n turner2 and senel husnu1 1 university of kent 2 university of leeds abstract in this article, we outline a new implementation of intergroup contact theory. We propose a communication analogue to allport's (1954) contact hypothesis called the parasocial contact hypothesis (pch) if people process mass-mediated parasocial interaction in a manner similar to interpersonal interaction, then the socially beneficial functions of intergroup contact may result from parasocial contact. Coms 246: lecture fifteen - intergroup contact theory contact hypothesis: under optimal conditions, increased intergroup contact will lead to reduced.
Since the 1940s and 1950s psychologists and sociologists have been interested in what’s become known as the “contact hypothesis, the intergroup contact. In criminology, psychology, and sociology, the contact hypothesis has been described as one of the best ways to improve relations among groups that are experiencing conflict gordon w allport is often credited with the development of the contact hypothesis, also known as intergroup contact theory.
The contact hypothesis offers hope there are also some intriguing contact-theory findings which suggest that positive intergroup contact can cause majority-group. A meta-analytic test of intergroup contact theory found support for the contact hypothesis to be overall effect between intergroup contact and prejudice on the. One way to improve relations within a group experiencing conflict is to apply the intergroup contact hypothesis social identity theory:.
In criminology, psychology, and sociology, the contact hypothesis has been described as one of the best ways to improve relations among groups that are experiencing conflict. One of the most heavily studied techniques for prejudice reduction is intergroup contact to reduce prejudice is not that the contact hypothesis is. Intergroup contact hypothesis dr simon moss overview many researchers are interested in programs and initiatives that can curb prejudice and increase receptivity to diversity.
The contact hypothesis in intergroup relations yehuda amir coming from the middle-east i have many times observed a seemingly paradoxical behavior of peo-. Intergroup contact theory has been one of the most influential theories in social psychology since it was first the extended intergroup contact hypothesis:. The imagined contact hypothesis richard j crisp centre for the study of group processes, university of kent and imagined intergroup contact. For many years, social psychologists have studied ways to reduce prejudice in this lesson, we will review the contact hypothesis on how to reduce.Download