Name and define the stages of the inter-group contact process. How can this process help reduce prejudice? Explain.
In the fateful days of racial segregation in the U.S.A and the ‘Jim Crow Laws’, Gordon Allport (1954) suggested one of the most crucial social psychological ideas of the 20th century, suggesting that contact between members of different groups (under certain conditions) can work to reduce prejudice and that existed among the people of black descent and the whites. In reflecting the ideas of Gordon Allport (1954) . This essay will focus on discussing the very significant stages of the intergroup contact process and the significance of this events in curbing the level of prejudices in the racially segregated countries like US.