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Targeting the subtleties: Strategies for remediating interpersonal discrimination

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dc.contributor.advisor Hebl, Michelle R.
dc.creator Singletary, Sarah LaTash Brionne
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-04T06:59:54Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-04T06:59:54Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/17919
dc.description.abstract Recent research suggests that displays of discrimination have changed from expressions that were once very overt in nature to expressions that are more subtle and involve interpersonal behaviors (Hebl, Foster, Mannix, Dovidio, 2002). Unlike formal discrimination, there is little to no legislation that protects stigmatized individuals from interpersonal discrimination; hence, research on strategies for remediating interpersonal discrimination is becoming increasingly important. The current research examines three strategies (compensation, acknowledgment, and individuating information) that attempt to reduce the interpersonal discrimination that gay men and lesbians receive in a job applicant setting. Results show that employing a remediation strategy involving compensation or acknowledgment reduces the interpersonal discrimination that stigmatized individuals receive when applying for jobs.
dc.format.extent 66 p.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Psychology, Social
Psychology, Industrial
dc.title Targeting the subtleties: Strategies for remediating interpersonal discrimination
dc.type.genre Thesis
dc.type.material Text
thesis.degree.department Psychology
thesis.degree.discipline Social Sciences
thesis.degree.grantor Rice University
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.name Master of Arts
dc.identifier.citation Singletary, Sarah LaTash Brionne. (2006) "Targeting the subtleties: Strategies for remediating interpersonal discrimination." Masters Thesis, Rice University. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/17919.

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