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Published: 05 June 2020

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190068899

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Transforming Prejudice

Identity, Fear, and Transgender Rights

Melissa R. Michelson and Brian F. Harrison

  • Provides tactics for overcoming bias against out-groups, with a particular focus on transphobia
  • Introduces a new approach to understanding shifts in public opinion: identity reassurance theory
  • Asserts that self-affirmation is necessary to accept or change one's opinion towards outgroup members