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Living Apart, Living Together? The Role of Intergroup Contact in Social Integration

MILES HEWSTONE

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780197264584
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734069 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0009

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Living Apart, Living Together? The Role of Intergroup Contact in Social Integration

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This lecture presents the text of the speech about the role of intergroup contact in social integration delivered by the author at the 2006 Joint British Academy/British Psychological Society Lecture held at the British Academy. It explores the different perspectives on mixing and considers what can be learned from available data. The lecture discusses different types of intergroup contact and explains the policy implications of intergroup contact based on social-psychological theory.

Keywords: intergroup contact; social integration; social-psychological theory; British Academy; British Psychological Society

Chapter.  21616 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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