An Attribution-Value Model of Prejudice: Anti-Fat Attitudes in Six Nations

  title={An Attribution-Value Model of Prejudice: Anti-Fat Attitudes in Six Nations},
  author={Christian S. Crandall and Silvana D’Anello and Nuray Sakalli and Eleana Lazarus and Grazyna Wieczorkowska Nejtardt and Norman T. Feather},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={30 - 37}
The authors propose an Attribution-Value model of prejudice, which hypothesizes that people are prejudiced against groups that they feel have some negative attribute for which they are held responsible. The structure of prejudice against fat people was compared in six nations: Australia, India, Poland, Turkey, the United States of America, and Venezuela. Both a negative cultural value for fatness and a tendency to hold people responsible predicts anti-fat prejudice. Most important, a… Expand

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