Affirmation, acknowledgment of in-group responsibility, group-based guilt, and support for reparative measures.

@article{ehajiClancy2011AffirmationAO,
  title={Affirmation, acknowledgment of in-group responsibility, group-based guilt, and support for reparative measures.},
  author={Sabina {\vC}ehaji{\'c}-Clancy and Daniel A Effron and Eran Halperin and Varda Liberman and Lee D. Ross},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={256-70}
}
Three studies, 2 conducted in Israel and 1 conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, demonstrated that affirming a positive aspect of the self can increase one's willingness to acknowledge in-group responsibility for wrongdoing against others, express feelings of group-based guilt, and consequently provide greater support for reparation policies. By contrast, affirming one's group, although similarly boosting feelings of pride, failed to increase willingness to acknowledge and redress in-group… CONTINUE READING
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