Attitudes toward group-based inequality: social dominance or social identity?

@article{Schmitt2003AttitudesTG,
  title={Attitudes toward group-based inequality: social dominance or social identity?},
  author={Michael T. Schmitt and Nyla R. Branscombe and Diane M Kappen},
  journal={The British journal of social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 Pt 2},
  pages={161-86}
}
In five studies we explored how the context in which people think about the social structure and the implications of the social structure for one's in-group affect attitudes toward inequality. In Studies 1 and 2 we found that social dominance orientation (SDO) scores reflect attitudes toward specific types of inequality that are salient in context. Consistent with social identity theory, in Studies 3 to 5 we found that SDO scores reflected the interests of specific group identities. Indeed… CONTINUE READING