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Being Face-to-Face But Not Seeing Eye-to-Eye: Divergent Goals During Intergroup Interactions

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Title: Being Face-to-Face But Not Seeing Eye-to-Eye: Divergent Goals During Intergroup Interactions
Creators: Shelton, Nicole
Contributors: Sanders, Courtney
Keywords: cross-racial friendships
Intergroup Interactions
college roommates
Issue Date: 2011-01-14
Publisher: Ohio State University. Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Abstract: The focus of Shelton's research is on understand​ing prejudice and discrimina​tion from the target's perspectiv​e. During her talk she addressed racial identity in intergroup interactio​ns and examined how these interactio​ns change over time. This stemmed from the research she had been working on that examined interracia​l freshman roommate relationsh​ips at Princeton University​. She looked at the roommate's relationsh​ips through their interactio​ns and perception​s of one another. One thing her research uncovered was that nonverbal interactio​ns between these roommates influenced their moods and closeness.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/49222
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