Discrimination between dominant and subordinate groups: the positive-negative asymmetry effect and normative processes.

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Research using the minimal group paradigm (MGP) demonstrates that categorization and in-group identification can suffice to foster intergroup discrimination. However, the positive- negative asymmetry effect (PNAE) shows that less discrimination occurs when negative than when positive outcomes are distributed between group members. Combining the polarization… (More)

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@article{Amiot2005DiscriminationBD, title={Discrimination between dominant and subordinate groups: the positive-negative asymmetry effect and normative processes.}, author={Catherine E. Amiot and Richard Y. Bourhis}, journal={The British journal of social psychology}, year={2005}, volume={44 Pt 2}, pages={289-308} }