Law and Contemporary Problems
conflict management, intergroup relations, fear
Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication | Law
In this brief Comment, Maroney offers a perspective based in the scientific study of fear and social-group judgment. She discusses research showing that humans display heightened, persistent fear responses to "outgroup" faces, and suggests ways in which such research might inform our assessment of intergroup conflict resolution. Comment responsive to Douglas H. Yarn & Gregory Todd Jones, A Biological Approach to Understanding Resistance to Apology, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation in Group Conflict, 72 Law & Contemp. Probs. 63 (2009).
Terry A. Maroney,
Unlearning Fear of Out-Group Others, 72 Law and Contemporary Problems. 83
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