Whistling Vivaldi: how stereotypes affect us and what we can do

Whistling Vivaldi: how stereotypes affect us and what we can do

Stereotype Threat – a core text. Social psychologist Claude Steele’s book sets forth an argument for understanding how contextual factors—not individual characteristics or personal beliefs motivated by prejudice or malice—help explain so-termed “racial achievement gaps” in education and ongoing societal racial and ethnic segregation.Steele, C (2011) W W Norton & co