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Author Lagos, R.; Canessa, E.; Chaigneau, S.E.
Title Modeling stereotypes and negative self-stereotypes as a function of interactions among groups with power asymmetries Type
Year 2019 Publication Journal For The Theory Of Social Behaviour Abbreviated Journal J. Theory Soc. Behav.
Volume 49 Issue 3 Pages 312-333
Keywords negative self-; stereotypes; agent based simulation; social power; stereotypes
Abstract Stereotypes is one of the most researched topics in social psychology. Within this context, negative self-stereotypes pose a particular challenge for theories. In the current work, we propose a model that suggests that negative self-stereotypes can theoretically be accounted for by the need to communicate in a social system made up by groups with unequal power. Because our theory is dynamic, probabilistic, and interactionist, we use a computational simulation technique to show that the proposed model is able to reproduce the phenomenon of interest, to provide novel accounts of related phenomena, and to suggest novel empirical predictions. We describe our computational model, our variables' dynamic behavior and interactions, and link our analyses to the literature on stereotypes and self-stereotypes, the stability of stereotypes (in particular, gender and racial stereotypes), the effects of power asymmetries, and the effects of intergroup contact.
Address [Lagos, Rodrigo] Univ Chile, Programa Magister Bioestadist, Santiago, Chile, Email: sergio.chaigneau@uai.cl
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Publisher Wiley Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 0021-8308 ISBN Medium
Area (up) Expedition Conference
Notes WOS:000483671300004 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1049
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