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Ethnic group stereotypes in New Zealand
New Zealand (NZ) is a fairly small nation by international standards, with a total population currently approaching 4. 3 million. The NZ population is diverse and, like many nations, is called homeExpand
The Mini-IPIP6: Validation and extension of a short measure of the Big-Six factors of personality in New Zealand.
This study extends the Mini-IPIP, a short measure of the Big-Five personality dimensions, to a Big-Six model of personality structure based on the HEXACO. Exploratory and Confirmatory analyses of aExpand
The status-legitimacy hypothesis revisited: Ethnic-group differences in general and dimension-specific legitimacy.
TLDR
In a New Zealand-based probability sample, it was found that low-status ethnic groups (Asians and Pacific Islanders) perceived ethnic-group relations to be fairer than the high-status group (Europeans), however, these groups did not justify the overall political system more than theHigh status group. Expand
Sense of Community in New Zealand Neighbourhoods: A Multi-Level Model Predicting Social Capital
Feeling like one belongs and is accepted in meaningful social groups has been reliably linked to wellbeing and health-related outcomes in numerous studies. Given the importance of belongingness as aExpand
The Diversity and Prevalence of Sexual Orientation Self-Labels in a New Zealand National Sample
TLDR
Diversity in the terms used in self-generated sexual orientations is shown, gender, age, and prevalence estimates for the New Zealand population are provided, and results reveal that a substantial minority of participants may not have understood the question about sexual orientation. Expand
Perceived discrimination predicts increased support for political rights and life satisfaction mediated by ethnic identity: A longitudinal analysis.
TLDR
These findings replicate and extend the rejection-identification model in a novel cultural context by demonstrating via cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses that the recognition of discrimination can both motivate support for political rights and increase well-being by strengthening ingroup identity. Expand
Perpetuating One’s Own Disadvantage
TLDR
Positive intergroup contact with the dominant group (New Zealand Europeans) predicted increased opposition to a topical reparative policy (Māori ownership of the foreshore), and this was fully mediated by increased support for the ideology of meritocracy. Expand
The sigh of the oppressed: The palliative effects of ideology are stronger for people living in highly unequal neighbourhoods
TLDR
Results showed that Symbolic Prejudice predicted increased well-being for both groups, but that this relationship was stronger for those living in highly unequal neighbourhoods, suggesting that it is precisely those who have the strongest need to justify inequality that accrue the most psychological benefit from subscribing to legitimizing ideologies. Expand
Income and neighbourhood-level inequality predict self-esteem and ethnic identity centrality through individual- and group-based relative deprivation: A multilevel path analysis
Although income and inequality (objective measures of deprivation and the distribution of income within a defined area, respectively) predict people's self-appraisals, the psychological mechanismsExpand
How much happiness does money buy? Income and subjective well-being in New Zealand
The relationship of household income with multiple aspects of subjective well-being was examined in a New Zealand telephone probability sample conducted in 2008 (N = 5197). Consistent with previousExpand
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