Reducing Competitive Victimhood in Kosovo : The Role of Extended Contact and Common Ingroup Identity

  title={Reducing Competitive Victimhood in Kosovo : The Role of Extended Contact and Common Ingroup Identity},
  author={Luca Andrighetto and Silvia Mari and Chiara Volpato and Burim Behluli},
During intractable conflicts, “competitive victimhood” refers to the subjective belief that one’s own ingroup has suffered more than the outgroup. Although competitive victimhood is considered an important inhibitor of reconciliation processes, no research has attempted to examine ways of reducing it. The present study aims to fill this gap. Kosovar Albanians students (N = 170) were asked to report their perception of ingroup and outgroup victimhood during the protracted violence between Serbs… CONTINUE READING


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