New directions in equity research.

@article{Walster1973NewDI,
  title={New directions in equity research.},
  author={Elaine C. Walster and Ellen Berscheid and G. William Walster},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={1973},
  volume={25},
  pages={151-176}
}
This article consists of four sections: The first section elucidates a general theory of social behavior—equity theory. Equity theory consists of four propositions designed to predict when individuals will perceive that they are justly treated and how they will react when they find themselves enmeshed in unjust relationships. The second section summarizes the extensive research that has been conducted to lest equity theory. The third section points out the ways in which equity theory interlocks… Expand

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