The nature of social dominance orientation: Theorizing and measuring preferences for intergroup inequality using the new SDO₇ scale.

  title={The nature of social dominance orientation: Theorizing and measuring preferences for intergroup inequality using the new SDO₇ scale.},
  author={Arnold K. Ho and Jim Sidanius and Nour S. Kteily and Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington and Felicia Pratto and K E Henkel and Rob Foels and Andrew L Stewart},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={109 6},
A new conceptualization and measurement of social dominance orientation-individual differences in the preference for group based hierarchy and inequality-is introduced. In contrast to previous measures of social dominance orientation that were designed to be unidimensional, the new measure (SDO7) embeds theoretically grounded subdimensions of SDO-SDO-Dominance (SDO-D) and SDO-Egalitarianism (SDO-E). SDO-D constitutes a preference for systems of group-based dominance in which high status groups… 

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