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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being or occurring between two or more social groups: intergroup relations; intergroup violence.

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  • adj. Taking place between groups, especially between social groups

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Examples

  • As nearly all experts on the subject agree, growing acceptance of interracial marriage is an important indicator of increasing racial tolerance and improvement in intergroup relations.

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  • Right here: “As nearly all experts on the subject agree, growing acceptance of interracial marriage is an important indicator of increasing racial tolerance and improvement in intergroup relations.”

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  • Perhaps more surprising, the authors found "dramatic depolarization in intergroup differences."

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  • (And no, you won’t get points taking off for disagreeing: p) You might find the “notes from class” tag to be most interesting, as it contains anecdotes from my own time in intergroup dialogue.

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  • As you may have sensed now, a lot of learning in intergroup dialogues comes through talking about our own nd listening to others’ personal experiences, feelings, and perspectives.

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  • There has been a marked change in the attitude of postal management and most unions, including the 20,000 member LCUC, through a process called "intergroup".

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  • "In a country which aims to be a member of the European Union it is unacceptable to let minorities suffer discrimination including the discrimination based on sexual orientation," said Michael Cashman, president of the all-party 'intergroup' on gay and lesbian rights.

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  • Michael Cashman (Socialists and Democrats, UK), the president of the European Parliament's LGBT all-party 'intergroup', also welcomed the adoption of the European Parliament resolution.

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  • The Pettigrew and Tropp analysis even suggests that intergroup friendships reduce prejudice to a greater extent than other forms of contact, leading Pettigrew to recommend that “potential for friendship” be added as a fifth condition to the social contact theory.16

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  • As articulated in the mid-1950s by Gordon Allport, the theory actually says that four conditions have to hold before contact diminishes prejudice: All parties must have equal status, share common goals, have intergroup cooperation, and have the support of authorities, law, or custom.

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