How do we get people into contact? Predictors of intergroup contact and drivers of contact seeking

Mathias Kauff, Marta Beneda, Stefania Paolini, Michał Bilewicz, Patrick Kotzur, Alexander W. O'Donnell, Clifford Stevenson, Ulrich Wagner, Oliver Christ
2020 Journal of Social Issues  
Compared to the impressive amount of research on consequences of intergroup contact, relatively little work has been devoted to predictors of intergroup contact. Although opportunities for intergroup contact are constantly growing in modern diverse societies, these contact opportunities are not necessarily exploited. In the present review article, we describe current research on predictors of intergroup contact and drivers of contact seeking on a micro-, meso-, and macro-level. We provide an
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doi:10.1111/josi.12398 fatcat:x4ljizffuja4zgrybaf5qss7zm