Symposia: 221/195 - The positive and negative effects of social diversity: Explaining its impact on individuals and groups

Wednesday 5 July
14.30 - 16.10 h.
Picasso
This symposium brings together research exploring the processes underlying the effects of social diversity (e.g., ethnic heterogeneity) for societies and their individuals. The presentations identify perceived threat and intergroup contact experiences as two of the most critical processes.

 

Chair
Miguel Ramos
Psychologist. Department of Experimental Psychology. University of Oxford. Oxford. United Kingdom.

 

221/19501 The impact of changes in ethnic diversity for subjective well-being

(1) Ramos, Miguel; (2) Bennett, Matthew; (3) Hewstone, Miles

(1) Psychologist. Department of Experimental Psychology. University of Oxford. Oxford. UK; (2) Sociologist. Department of Sociology. University of Birmingham. Birmingham. UK; (3) Psychologist. Department of Experimental Psychology. University of Oxford. Oxford. UK

221/19502 Can positive intergroup contact reduce prejudice in negative intergroup contexts?

(1) Dhont, Kristof; (2) van Hiel, Alain; (3) Christ, Oliver; (4) Schmid, Katharina; (5) Wölfer, Ralf; (6) Lolliot, Simon; (7) Asbrock, Frank

(1) Psychologist. School of Psychology. University of Kent. Canterbury. UK; (2) Psychologist. Dept. of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology. Ghent University. Ghent. Belgium; (3) Psychologist. Department of Psychology. University of Hagen. Hagen. Germany; (4) Psychologist. ESADE Business School. Ramon Llull University. Barcelona. Spain; (5) Psychologist. Department of Experimental Psychology. University of Oxford. Oxford. UK; (6) Psychologist. Department of Psychology. University of British Columbia. Vancouver. Canada; (7) Psychologist. Department of Psychology. TU Chemnitz. Chemnitz. Germany

221/19503 Are diverse societies less cohesive? Advancing public policy responses to ethnic diversity

(1) Klik, Kathleen; (2) Reynolds, Katherine; (3) McKenna, Sarah; (4) Lee, Eunro; (5) Hewstone, Miles; (6) Markus, Andrew

(1) Psychologist. Research School of Psychology. Australian National University. Canberra. Australia; (2) Psychologist. Research School of Psychology. Australian National University. Canberra. Australia; (3) Psychologist. Research School of Psychology. Australian National University. Canberra. Australia; (4) Psychologist. Research School of Psychology. Australian National University. Canberra. Australia; (5) Psychologist. Department of Experimental Psychology. University of Oxford. Oxford. UK; (6) Historian. School of Historical Studies. Monash University. Melbourne. Australia

221/19504 Perceiving demographic diversity as a threat: Effects of interethnic ideologies

(1) Osborn, Hannah; (2) Rios, Kimberly

(1) Psychologist. Department of Psychology. Ohio University. Athens. US; (2) Psychologist. Department of Psychology. Ohio University. Athens. US

221/19505 Managing diversity at the workplace: Can affirmative action policies increase interest in leadership positions?

(1) Nater, Christa; (2) Sczesny, Sabine

(1) Psychologist. Institute of Psychology. University of Bern. Bern. Switzerland; (2) Psychologist. Institute of Psychology. University of Bern. Bern. Switzerland