Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD
  • List: $22.50  |  Sale: $15.75
    Club: $11.25
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Author: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD

Narrator: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD

Unabridged: 10 hr 24 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 03/26/2019

Genre: Social Science - Discrimination & Race Relations

Synopsis

"Groundbreaking."--Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling author of Just Mercy

From one of the world's leading experts on unconscious racial bias, a personal examination of one of the central controversies and culturally powerful issues of our time, and its influence on contemporary race relations and criminal justice.

You don't have to be racist to be biased. Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can infect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. This has an impact on education, employment, housing, and criminal justice. In Biased, with a perspective that is at once scientific, investigative, and informed by personal experience, Jennifer Eberhardt offers us insights into the dilemma and a path forward.

Eberhardt works extensively as a consultant to law enforcement and as a psychologist at the forefront of this new field. Her research takes place in courtrooms and boardrooms, in prisons, on the street, and in classrooms and coffee shops. She shows us the subtle--and sometimes dramatic--daily repercussions of implicit bias in how teachers grade students, or managers deal with customers. It has an enormous impact on the conduct of criminal justice, from the rapid decisions police officers have to make to sentencing practices in court. Eberhardt's work and her book are both influenced by her own life, and the personal stories she shares emphasize the need for change. She has helped companies that include Airbnb and Nextdoor address bias in their business practices and has led anti-bias initiatives for police departments across the country. Here, she offers practical suggestions for reform and new practices that are useful for organizations as well as individuals.

Unblinking about the tragic consequences of prejudice, Eberhardt addresses how racial bias is not the fault of nor restricted to a few "bad apples" but is present at all levels of society in media, education, and business. The good news is that we are not hopelessly doomed by our innate prejudices. In Biased, Eberhardt reminds us that racial bias is a human problem--one all people can play a role in solving.

Recommended

The Color of Law A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, Richard Rothstein
The Color of Law
by Richard Rothstein

In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation-that is, through individual ...

Narrator: Adam Grupper
Published: 07/21/2017

Mugged Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama, Ann Coulter
Mugged
by Ann Coulter

“This isn’t a story about black people—it’s a story about the Left’s agenda to patronize blacks and lie to everyone else.” For decades, the Left has been putting on a play with themselves as heroes in an ongo...

Narrator: Ann Coulter
Published: 09/25/2012

Dying of Whiteness How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland, Jonathan M. Metzl
Dying of Whiteness
by Jonathan M. Metzl

A physician reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences -- even for the white voters they promise to helpNamed one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Esquire and the Boston GlobeIn the era of Donald Trump, many lower- an...

Narrator: Jamie Renell
Published: 03/26/2019

A Colony in a Nation, Chris Hayes
A Colony in a Nation
by Chris Hayes

Emmy Award-winning news anchor and New York Times best-selling author Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation. America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a post-racial world, but nearly every empirical measure...

Narrator: Chris Hayes
Published: 03/21/2017

Tears We Cannot Stop A Sermon to White America, Michael Eric Dyson
Tears We Cannot Stop
by Michael Eric Dyson

This program is read by the author"Elegantly written, Tears We Cannot Stop is powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A work to relish." —Toni Morrison"Here&rs...

Narrator: Michael Eric Dyson
Published: 01/17/2017

I'm Still Here Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, Austin Channing Brown
I'm Still Here
by Austin Channing Brown

From a powerful new voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle-class white America. Austin Channing Brown's first encounter with a racialized America came at age 7, when she discovered h...

Narrator: Austin Channing Brown
Published: 05/15/2018

The Diversity Delusion How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture, Heather Mac Donald
The Diversity Delusion
by Heather Mac Donald

This program includes an introduction read by the author. By the New York Times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning.America is in crisis, from the un...

Narrator: Heather Mac Donald
Published: 09/04/2018

The Myth of Race The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea, Robert Wald Sussman
The Myth of Race
by Robert Wald Sussman

Although eugenics is now widely discredited, some groups and individuals claim a new scientific basis for old racist assumptions. Pondering the continuing influence of racist research and thought, despite all evidence to the contrary, Robert Wald Su...

Narrator: David Colacci
Published: 03/13/2018

White Fragility Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, Robin DiAngelo
White Fragility
by Robin DiAngelo

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book...

Narrator: Michael Eric Dyson
Published: 06/26/2018
{"id":"3038224","ean":"9781984842619","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do","subtitle":"Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do","author":"Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD","rating_average":"4.17","narrator":"Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD","ubr_id":"3038224","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"22.50","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.62","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 10 hr 20 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}