A quarter century of system justification theory: Questions, answers, criticisms, and societal applications

@article{Jost2019AQC,
  title={A quarter century of system justification theory: Questions, answers, criticisms, and societal applications},
  author={J. Jost},
  journal={British Journal of Social Psychology},
  year={2019},
  volume={58},
  pages={263-314}
}
  • J. Jost
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • British Journal of Social Psychology
A theory of system justification was proposed 25 years ago by Jost and Banaji (1994, Br. J. Soc. Psychol., 33, 1) in the British Journal of Social Psychology to explain ‘the participation by disadvantaged individuals and groups in negative stereotypes of themselves’ and the phenomenon of outgroup favouritism. The scope of the theory was subsequently expanded to account for amuchwider range of outcomes, including appraisals of fairness, justice, legitimacy, deservingness, and entitlement… Expand

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