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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… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
A theory of system justification was proposed 25 years ago by Jost and Banaji (1994, Br. J. Soc. Psychol., 33, 1) in the British… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
In an attempt to explain the stability of hierarchy, we focus on the perspective of the powerless and how a subjective sense of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Theoretical approaches that treat religiosity as an evolutionary byproduct of cognitive mechanisms to detect agency may help to… Expand
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2014
2014
In this article, we describe an integrated theoretical approach for promoting resistance to the system of sexual objectification… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Foreword: Why Political Psychology Is Important - George Lakoff 1. Introduction: Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and… Expand
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2009
2009
The near ubiquity of ingroup preference is consistent with the view that it is an automatic consequence of social categorization… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
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… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ashforth and Kreiner (1999) documented how workers in so-called “dirty work” occupations were able to overcome threats to their… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The articles by Reicher (2004), Jost, Banaji, and Nosek (2004), and Sidanius, Pratto, van Laar, and Levin (2004) discuss the… Expand
Review
1994
Review
1994
Although the concept of justification has played a significant role in many social psychological theories, its presence in recent… Expand