Paying for positive group esteem: how inequity frames affect whites' responses to redistributive policies.

Abstract

This article finds that, when faced with racial inequity framed as White advantage, Whites' desire to think well of their racial group increases their support for policies perceived to harm Whites. Across 4 studies, the article provides evidence that (a) relative to minority disadvantage, White advantage increases Whites' support for policies perceived to… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0024598

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@article{Lowery2012PayingFP, title={Paying for positive group esteem: how inequity frames affect whites' responses to redistributive policies.}, author={Brian S. Lowery and Rosalind M. Chow and Eric D. Knowles and Miguel M. Unzueta}, journal={Journal of personality and social psychology}, year={2012}, volume={102 2}, pages={323-36} }