Is group membership necessary for understanding generalized prejudice? A re-evaluation of why prejudices are interrelated.

@article{Bergh2016IsGM,
  title={Is group membership necessary for understanding generalized prejudice? A re-evaluation of why prejudices are interrelated.},
  author={Robin Bergh and Nazar Akrami and Jim Sidanius and Chris G. Sibley},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={111 3},
  pages={
          367-95
        }
}
Many scholars have proposed that people who reject one outgroup tend to reject other outgroups. Studies examining a latent factor behind different prejudices (e.g., toward ethnic and sexual minorities) have referred to this as generalized prejudice. Such research has also documented robust relations between latent prejudice factors and basic personality traits. However, targets of generalized prejudice tend to be lower in power and status and thus it remains an open question as to whether… CONTINUE READING

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