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Argosy Social Psychology 310 Assignment - Reducing Intergroup Conflict




Question;Reducing Intergroup ConflictResearch suggests a number of strategies to reduce intergroup conflict. To furtherexplore these strategies, in addition to readings in your text, read the followingarticle paying particular attention to pages 588 to 593. Hewstone, M., Rubin, M., &Willis, H. (2002). Intergroup bias. Annual Review of Psychology, 53, 575-604.You are a counselor in a detention center for delinquent adolescent boys. Yourcurrent project is to devise a way to reduce intergroup conflict that has beenescalating between the boys at the center, many of whom were active in localgangs.Discuss in detail the concepts that lead to the intergroup conflict, such asstereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. How have these attitudes and behaviorscreated and perpetuated the ongoing conflict?Discuss the different strategies to reduce intergroup conflict found in your text andthe Hewstone article.Looking back at the course discuss 2 to 3 additional concepts that could beapplied in helping a person overcome these negative attitudes and behaviors.Keeping these strategies and concepts in mind, what activities and/or programscan you create that will help these boys overcome this conflict and learn to worktogether, respect each other, and come to see each other's differences as valuable.Briefly summarize each program/strategy in 2 to 3 sentences each in preparationfor part 2 of this project.Answer the above points in a 3- to 4-page paper. Your paper should be doublespaced, typed in 12-point Times New Roman font with normal one-inch margins,written in APA style, and free of typographical and grammatical errors. It shouldinclude a title page with a running head, an abstract, and a reference page.Part 24 slides will be enough plus title and reference slide 6 totalCreate a 4- to 8-slide PowerPoint presentation (not including title and referenceslides) to present to the board of directors for the detention center that will coverthe following:A detailed outline of each of the 3 to 4 programs/strategies that you would like toput into place at the center.Discuss for each program/strategy why you believe it will be effective within thecontext of your detention center.


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