System justification

Known as: System justification theory 
System justification theory (SJT) is a theory within social psychology that serves a psychologically palliative function. It proposes that people… (More)
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2014
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2014
What explains variability in African Americans’ sociopolitical attitudes? System justification theory implicates both highand low… (More)
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2014
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2014
The near ubiquity of ingroup preference is consistent with the view that it is an automatic consequence of social categorization… (More)
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2014
2014
It’s no use pretending that what has obviously happened has not in fact happened. The upper 1 percent of Americans are now taking… (More)
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2010
2010
⁎ Corresponding author. Department of Psychology, Yale P.O. Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520. E-mail address: j.vandertoorn@yale… (More)
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2009
2009
In this research, we investigated the relations among system justification, religiosity, and subjective well-being in a sample of… (More)
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2008
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2008
According to system justification theory, people are motivated to defend and legitimize social systems that affect them. In this… (More)
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2006
2006
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Both law and legal advocacy necessarily rest on assumptions about human motivation and behavior. Many of those assumptions are… (More)
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2006
2006
We examine people’s reactions to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, most of whom are minorities living in poverty, and we do so in… (More)
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2006
2006
Ashforth and Kreiner (1999) documented how workers in so-called “dirty work” occupations were able to overcome threats to their… (More)
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2004
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2004
Most theories in social and political psychology stress self-interest, intergroup conflict, ethnocentrism, homophily, ingroup… (More)
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