Belief in a just world: Review and critique of the individual difference literature.

@article{Furnham1989BeliefIA,
  title={Belief in a just world: Review and critique of the individual difference literature.},
  author={Adrian Furnham and Eddie Procter},
  journal={British Journal of Social Psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={28},
  pages={365-384}
}
This article attempts a critical review of the literature on self-reported just world beliefs a decade after the last major review. The main focus of the review is on the relationship between questionnaire-derived beliefs in a just world and other psychological and demographic variables. Numerous correlates of the Rubin & Peplau (1973, 1975) scale to measure just world beliefts are documented and evaluated. Particular criticism is aimed at the multidimensional nature of the concept of a just… 
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