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Talking to Kids About Race
"If you don't talk about race with young children, kids may ascribe greater importance to the differences they see in people than you want them to," says Phyllis Katz, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Research on Social Problems, in Denver.
When Dr. Katz tracked the development of racial attitudes in children, she found that almost half of the 200 children had racial biases by age 6.
"If a white child asks, 'Why does that kid have brown skin and I have light skin?' don't say, 'There's really no difference.' Kids aren't color-blind, and they won't believe you," Dr. Katz
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Phyllis A. Katz, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Research on Social Problems
*Phyllis A. Katz, PhD, Director, ...
*Phyllis A. Katz, PhD, Director, Institute for Research on Social Problems, Boulder, CO
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Phyllis A. Katz, Ph.D.
Phyllis A. Katz, Ph.D.
Phyllis Katz is the Director of the Institute for Research on Social Problems in Boulder, Colorado and is the Past-President of the Division of the Psychology of Women of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Dr. Katz was the founding editor of Sex Roles, the first journal devoted entirely to scholarly research on women's issues.
She is the current editor of the Journal of Social Issues, a publication of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues of the American Psychological Association (APA).
has been involved in teaching and research for her
For the past twenty-five years, her
research has focused upon gender role development and racial attitudes in children.
has published extensively, including books, book chapters and empirical papers.
Recently, Dr. Katz
received the Carolyn Sherif Award from the APA
scholarship, teaching, mentoring and leadership in the field of psychology of women.
most recent book is entitled The Feminist Dollar: The Wise Woman's Buying Guide , Plenum Publishing
, 1997, which rates approximately 400 companies, 50 state government, and 10 countries on how they treat women.