Sphere-Specific Just World Beliefs and Attitudes to AIDS

  title={Sphere-Specific Just World Beliefs and Attitudes to AIDS},
  author={Adrian Furnhaml and E. Procter},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={265 - 280}
This paper is predicated on the idea that Just World Beliefs (JWB) are multidimensional. It is proposed that individual difference in JWB are divided into three components referring to different spheres of behavior: personal, interpersonal, and social political (Paulus, 1983). A questionnaire was specifically devised to assess these beliefs. There was some evidence of internal reliability. A construct validity study is reported to substantiate the use of the new instrument. It examined the… Expand
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