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The paradox of group-based guilt: modes of national identification, conflict vehemence, and reactions to the in-group's moral violations.
The authors examined the relationships between 2 modes of national identification (attachment to the in-group and the in-group's glorification) and reactions to the in-group's moral violations amongExpand
Psychological Needs and Values Underlying Left-Right Political Orientation: Cross-National Evidence from Eastern and Western Europe
According to previous research conducted mainly in the United States, psychological needs pertaining to the management of uncertainty and threat predict right-wing conservatism, operationally definedExpand
Interpersonal Similarity as a Social Distance Dimension: Implications for Perception of Others' Actions.
Building on the assumption that interpersonal similarity is a form of social distance, the current research examines the manner in which similarity influences the representation and judgment ofExpand
Intergroup Reconciliation: Effects of Adversary's Expressions of Empathy, Responsibility, and Recipients' Trust
The present study explores the effects of expressions of empathy for the ingroup's conflict-related suffering and assumed responsibility for causing it by a representative of the rival outgroup onExpand
System justification: How do we know it’s motivated?
According to system justification theory, people are motivated to defend and legitimize social systems that affect them. In this chapter, we review fifteen years of theory and empirical researchExpand
Group-Identity Completion and the Symbolic Value of Property
Building on symbolic self-completion theory, we conceptualize group identity as a goal toward which group members strive, using material symbols of that identity. We report four studies showing thatExpand
My country, right or wrong: Does activating system justification motivation eliminate the liberal-conservative gap in patriotism?
Ideological differences in nationalism and patriotism are well-known and frequently exploited, but the question of why conservatives exhibit stronger national attachment than liberals has beenExpand
ThE PriCE Of a SharEd viSiON: grOuP idENTiTy gOalS aNd ThE SOCial CrEaTiON Of valuE
Drawing on theories of shared reality, symbolic self-completion, and social identity, we suggest that group identity can be considered a goal toward which group members strive by seeking out sociallyExpand
A SociAl-cognitive AnAlySiS of SyStem JuStificAtion goAl Striving
This research investigated the motivational underpinnings of system justification tendencies. Drawing on social-cognitive approaches to motivation, four experiments tested whether informationExpand