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Ethnicity and gender biases in the courtroom
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2010 (English)In: Forensic psychology in context: Nordic and international approaches / [ed] Per-Anders Granhag, Cullompton: Willan Publishing, 2010, 228-246 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The chapter provides a review of the social psychological literature on ethnicity- and gender-based prejudice and discrimination in the legal system. The review begins with an overview of the international research on ethnic and racial discrimination, focusing on the mechanisms behind biases and the conditions during which they occur. The chapter then focus more closely on findings from the Nordic countries with regard to these phenomena.

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Cullompton: Willan Publishing, 2010. 228-246 p.
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group-based biases, ethnicity, gender, legal system
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-52077ISBN: 978-1843928270OAI: diva2:386612
Available from: 2011-01-12 Created: 2011-01-12 Last updated: 2014-09-16Bibliographically approved

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