The Psychology of Legitimacy: Emerging Perspectives on Ideology, Justice, and Intergroup Relations / Edition 1

The Psychology of Legitimacy: Emerging Perspectives on Ideology, Justice, and Intergroup Relations / Edition 1

by John T. Jost
     
 

This book, first published in 2001, provides a general approach to the psychological basis of social inequality.See more details below

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This book, first published in 2001, provides a general approach to the psychological basis of social inequality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521786997
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
1Emerging Perspectives on the Psychology of Legitimacy3
2Theories of Legitimacy33
3Reflections on Social and Psychological Processes of Legitimization and Delegitimization54
4A Perceptual Theory of Legitimacy: Politics, Prejudice, Social Institutions, and Moral Value77
5Blame It on the Group: Entitativity, Subjective Essentialism, and Social Attribution103
6Status versus Quo: Naive Realism and the Search for Social Change and Perceived Legitimacy135
7Tolerance of Personal Deprivation157
8Legitimacy and the Construal of Social Disadvantage176
9Individual Upward Mobility and the Perceived Legitimacy of Intergroup Relations205
10Restricted Intergroup Boundaries: Tokenism, Ambiguity, and the Tolerance of Injustice223
11The Emergence of Status Beliefs: From Structural Inequality to Legitimizing Ideology257
12Ambivalent Stereotypes as Legitimizing Ideologies: Differentiating Paternalistic and Envious Prejudice278
13Legitimizing Ideologies: The Social Dominance Approach307
14The (Il)legitimacy of Ingroup Bias: From Social Reality to Social Resistance332
15Conflicts of Legitimation among Self, Group, and System: The Integrative Potential of System Justification Theory363
16The Architecture of Legitimacy: Constructing Accounts of Organizational Controversies391
17A Psychological Perspective on the Legitimacy of Institutions and Authorities416
18License to Kill: Violence and Legitimacy in Expropriative Social Relations437
Index469

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