Protestant work ethic's relation to intergroup and policy attitudes: A meta-analytic review

  title={Protestant work ethic's relation to intergroup and policy attitudes: A meta-analytic review},
  author={Lisa Rosenthal and Sheri R. Levy and Anne Moyer},
  journal={European Journal of Social Psychology},
The Protestant work ethic (PWE), the belief that hard work leads to success, is prevalent in many cultures and has been related to negative attitudes toward disadvantaged groups (prejudice) and social policies targeting them. Given recent theorizing and findings suggesting that PWE is not necessarily associated with prejudice among all people or in all contexts, this meta‐analysis examined the direction and strength of PWE’s relation to prejudice (37 eligible studies) and policy attitudes (16… 

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