This survey study involving 1,357 students attending a multi-cultural high school explored how thefeatures identified by the contact hypothesis reduce intergroup bias specifically, the study examined predictions derived from the common ingroup identity model that equal status, cooperative interdependence, interaction and.
In criminology, psychology, and sociology, the intergroup contact theory has been described as one of the best ways to improve relations among groups that are experiencing conflict gordon w allport (1954) is often credited with the development of the contact hypothesis, also known as intergroup contact theory.
Excerpt taken from the film dances with wolves to demonstrate the beginning of contact hypothesis no copyright is intended strictly used for educational pu.
The contact hypothesis revisited status bias in the reduction of implicit prejudice in the united states and lebanon pj henry1 and curtis d hardin2 1depaul university and 2brooklyn college and the graduate center, the city university of new york abstract—although 50 years of research demonstrate.
But in the last few months i've found a bit of solace and much-needed solidity in a social-psychological idea that has been developed for the better part of the last century: the contact hypothesis it's the simple, inspiring idea that when members of different groups — even groups that historically dislike one.