refers to a form of prejudice felt by individuals who endorse egalitarian attitudes and values but experience negative emotions in the presence of members of certain racial groups. See also modern racism- racism.

AVERSIVE RACISM: "A person experiencing aversive racism expressed attitudes that embodied equality, while simultaneously feeling uncomfortable when sitting next to individuals from a particular group."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AVERSIVE RACISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aversive-racism/ (accessed October 1, 2020).