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Complementary justice: effects of "poor but happy" and "poor but honest" stereotype exemplars on system justification and implicit activation of the justice motive.
  • Aaron C Kay, J. Jost
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 November 2003
It was hypothesized that exposure to complementary representations of the poor as happier and more honest than the rich would lead to increased support for the status quo. In Study 1, exposure toExpand
Exposure to benevolent sexism and complementary gender stereotypes: consequences for specific and diffuse forms of system justification.
  • J. Jost, Aaron C Kay
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 March 2005
Many have suggested that complementary gender stereotypes of men as agentic (but not communal) and women as communal (but not agentic) serve to increase system justification, but direct experimentalExpand
God and the government: testing a compensatory control mechanism for the support of external systems.
The authors propose that the high levels of support often observed for governmental and religious systems can be explained, in part, as a means of coping with the threat posed by chronically orExpand
Inequality, discrimination, and the power of the status quo: Direct evidence for a motivation to see the way things are as the way they should be.
How powerful is the status quo in determining people's social ideals? The authors propose (a) that people engage in injunctification, that is, a motivated tendency to construe the current status quoExpand
Evidence that gendered wording in job advertisements exists and sustains gender inequality.
Social dominance theory (Sidanius & Pratto, 1999) contends that institutional-level mechanisms exist that reinforce and perpetuate existing group-based inequalities, but very few such mechanisms haveExpand
Solution aversion: On the relation between ideology and motivated disbelief.
There is often a curious distinction between what the scientific community and the general population believe to be true of dire scientific issues, and this skepticism tends to vary markedly acrossExpand
Material priming: The influence of mundane physical objects on situational construal and competitive behavioral choice
Abstract Inspired by potential theoretical linkages between nonconscious priming work in psychology and the anthropological emphasis on the impact of material culture, five studies were conducted toExpand
Panglossian Ideology In The Service Of System Justification: How Complementary Stereotypes Help Us To Rationalize Inequality
According to system justification theory, there is a general social psychological tendency to rationalize the status quo, that is, to see it as good, fair, legitimate, and desirable. This tendency isExpand
For God (or) country: the hydraulic relation between government instability and belief in religious sources of control.
It has been recently proposed that people can flexibly rely on sources of control that are both internal and external to the self to satisfy the need to believe that their world is under controlExpand
Social Justice: History, Theory, and Research
1 Lewinian Tradition in Social Psychology 2 A Typology of Social Justice Concerns 3 Obstacles to Attaining Social Justice 4 From Theory to Practice: What Can Social Psychology ContributeExpand