Left-right ideological differences in system Justification following exposure to complementary versus noncomplementary stereotype exemplars

@article{Kay2009LeftrightID,
  title={Left-right ideological differences in system Justification following exposure to complementary versus noncomplementary stereotype exemplars},
  author={Aaron C Kay and Szymon Czapliński and J. Jost},
  journal={European Journal of Social Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={290-298}
}
The capacity for victim-derogating stereotypes and attributions to justify social inequality and maintain the status quo is well known among social scientists and other observers. Research conducted from the perspective of system justification theory suggests that an alternative to derogation is to justify inequality through the use of complementary stereotypes that ascribe compensating benefits and burdens to disadvantaged and advantaged groups, respectively. In two experimental studies… Expand

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