Moral Outrage Mediates the Dampening Effect of System Justification on Support for Redistributive Social Policies

@article{Wakslak2007MoralOM,
  title={Moral Outrage Mediates the Dampening Effect of System Justification on Support for Redistributive Social Policies},
  author={Cheryl Wakslak and J. Jost and T. Tyler and Emmeline S Chen},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={267 - 274}
}
To understand how and why people tolerate ongoing social and economic inequality, we conducted two studies investigating the hypothesis that system justification is associated with reduced emotional distress and a lack of support for helping the disadvantaged. In Study 1, we found that the endorsement of a system-justifying ideology was negatively associated with moral outrage, existential guilt, and support for helping the disadvantaged. In Study 2, the induction of a system-justification mind… Expand
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