- Author : Claude M. Steele
- Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
- Release Date : 2011-04-04
- Genre: Social Science
- Pages : 242
- ISBN 10 : 0393341488
Whistling Vivaldi And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us Issues of Our Time Book Description :
The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity. Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light on American social phenomena from racial and gender gaps in test scores to the belief in the superior athletic prowess of black men, and lays out a plan for mitigating these “stereotype threats” and reshaping American identities.