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Intergroup Contact in Nigeria: Nature and Consequences of Close Interethnic Relationships

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This thesis studied the nature and consequences of close intergroup contact in Nigeria. Chapter 1 provides a background to intergroup relations between the ethno-religious groups in Nigeria. Chapter 2 provides an introduction to the theoretical framework, which is the intergroup contact hypothesis (Allport, 1954), with special emphasis on the role of friendship in intergroup contact research. The chapter addresses the possibility that negative intergroup contact exacerbates prejudice and o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Centre for the Study of Intergroup Conflict
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:5ee979fa-368b-4a35-8847-3166a67c90c2
Local pid:
ora:9356

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