McClenahan, Carol, Cairns, Ed, Dunn, S and Morgan, V (1996) Intergroup friendships: Integrated and desegregated schools in northern Ireland. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 136 (5). pp. 549-558. [Journal article]
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The friendship choices of two hundred twenty-six 11- to 12-year-old students and one hundred fifty 14- to 15-year-old students in Northern Ireland were examined, The students attended a planned integrated school, a Protestant desegregated school, or a Catholic desegregated school. Fifty-two percent of the total sample was Protestant, and 48% was Catholic. In-group bias was the exception rather than the rule, in all 3 schools, and was exhibited most often by secondary-school students during the ist months of their ist year. Intergroup contact seemed to help foster cross-group relationships, but there was no evidence that any 1 type of school was more effective in this respect.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Psychology Research Institute|
Psychology Research Institute > Health and Wellbeing
Psychology Research Institute > Peace, Conflict & Equality
|Deposited By:||Mrs Fiona Harkin|
|Deposited On:||23 Dec 2009 09:42|
|Last Modified:||23 Apr 2012 12:03|
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