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System Justification, Right-Wing Conservatism, and Internalized Homophobia: Gay and Lesbian Attitudes toward Same-Sex Parenting in Italy
Adopting a system justification perspective (Jost and Banaji 1994), we investigated the manner and extent to which gay men and lesbians might internalize a sense of inferiority when it comes toExpand
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
More than fair: Outcome dependence, system justification, and the perceived legitimacy of authority figures
Legitimacy is a source of power for authorities because it promotes voluntary deference on the part of followers. From a system justification perspective, there is also reason to believe that powerExpand
A sense of powerlessness fosters system justification: Implications for the legitimation of authority, hierarchy, and government
In an attempt to explain the stability of hierarchy, we focus on the perspective of the powerless and how a subjective sense of dependence leads them to imbue the system and its authorities withExpand
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 threat of moral transgression: The impact of group membership and moral opportunity
When other ingroup members behave immorally, people's motivation to maintain a moral group image may cause them to experience increased threat and act defensively in response. In the currentExpand
Interventions to Reduce Blatant and Subtle Sexual Orientation‐ and Gender Identity Prejudice (SOGIP): Current Knowledge and Future Directions
Given its prevalence and impact, it is important that prejudice against sexual- and gender identity minorities is reduced and that negative behaviors against these minorities are prevented. WeExpand
System Justification, Satisfaction, and Perceptions of Fairness and Typicality at Work: A Cross-System Comparison Involving the U.S. and Hungary
This research addresses system justification tendencies in the United States and Hungary and their potential to shape reactions to equity–equality tradeoffs in the workplace. Participants in bothExpand
Groups as moral anchors
Morality indicates what is the ‘right’ and the ‘wrong’ way to behave. However, what people see as moral can shift, depending on defining norms and distinctive features of the groups to which theyExpand