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Prejudice and Discrimination Toward Homosexuals in Northern Ireland: A Student Sample

Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII-074
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Garry R. Prentice
Dublin Business School

Chris G. McLaughlin
Dublin Business School, Ireland

Mark Shevlin
University of Ulster, Magee Campus, United Kingdom

Melanie L. Giles
University of Ulster, Coleraine Campus, United Kingdom

Prejudice and discrimination have been found to still be prevalent toward homosexual males and females in society (Herek, 2007, 2009). This study successfully applied the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1991) in order to understand the relationship between prejudicial attitudes and discrimination behavior in a Northern Ireland student sample (N = 300).

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Festschrift for Donald Stein