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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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2015
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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2014
2014
Theoretical approaches that treat religiosity as an evolutionary byproduct of cognitive mechanisms to detect agency may help to… Expand
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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
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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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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… Expand
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2004
2004
Abstract Using original data from client-community assessments, we examine motivations in the Ugandan NGO sector. In general… Expand
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2000
2000
According to system justification theory, which complement theories of similarity, social identification, and homophily, people… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Although the concept of justification has played a significant role in many social psychological theories, its presence in recent… Expand
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