ERIC Number: ED367758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Straight Talk about Prejudice. The Straight Talk Series.
The Straight Talk series is designed for teenagers today. It presents the most factual, up-to-date information available. "Straight Talk about Prejudice" provides readers with clear, factual information about prejudice and explores how unjust and destructive prejudice and discrimination really are. Prejudice, stereotypes, and discrimination are defined, and how they commonly occur in everyday life is illustrated. The role prejudice has played throughout history is explored with careful distinctions made between explicit and institutionalized discrimination. Racial and cultural prejudice, as well as prejudice against women, homosexuals, the aged, and the handicapped, are discussed. Possible personal, legal, and political ways of coping with prejudice are discussed. A directory of organizations that help in the fight against prejudice is included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Age Discrimination, Attitudes, Beliefs, Bias, Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Stereotypes, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Life Events, Racial Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Stereotypes
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
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