Judgments of deservingness: studies in the psychology of justice and achievement.

  title={Judgments of deservingness: studies in the psychology of justice and achievement.},
  author={Norman T Feather},
  journal={Personality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc},
  volume={3 2},
  • Norman T Feather
  • Published 1999 in
    Personality and social psychology review : an…
This article presents a review and conceptual analysis of the concept of deservingness that incorporates the effects of personal values, perceived responsibility, ingroup-outgroup relations, and like-dislike relations. Selected studies show that reactions to another's success or failure and to the rise or fall of "tall poppies" or high achievers depends on the degree to which the positive or negative outcome is seen to be deserved; that individual differences in personal values and in value… CONTINUE READING

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