Status differences and in-group bias: a meta-analytic examination of the effects of status stability, status legitimacy, and group permeability.


This work examines the moderating effects of status stability, legitimacy, and group permeability on in-group bias among high- and low-status groups. These effects were examined separately for evaluative measures that were relevant as well as irrelevant to the salient status distinctions. The results support social identity theory and show that high-status… (More)