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Race-Based Humor and Peer Group Dynamics in Adolescence:Bystander Intervention and Social Exclusion

Mulvey, Kelly Lynn, Palmer, Sally B., Abrams, Dominic (2016) Race-Based Humor and Peer Group Dynamics in Adolescence:Bystander Intervention and Social Exclusion. Child Development, 87 (5). pp. 1379-1391. ISSN 0009-3920. E-ISSN 1467-8624. (doi:10.1111/cdev.12600) (KAR id:58739)

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Abstract

Adolescents’ evaluations of discriminatory race-based humor and their expectations about peer responses to

American participants (N = 256). Older adolescents judged race-based humor as more acceptable than did

were more likely to reference welfare/rights and prejudice and to anticipate that peers would intervene.

intervened would be more likely to be excluded. They also disapproved of exclusion more than did participants

Implications for bullying interventions are discussed

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/cdev.12600
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Centre for the Studies of Group Processes
Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Mona Hodgetts
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2016 10:09 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58739 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Abrams, Dominic: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-4572
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