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Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

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ISBN-10: 0195320913

ISBN-13: 9780195320916

Edition: 2009

Authors: John T. Jost, Aaron C. Kay, Hulda Thorisdottir

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This new volume on Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification brings together several of the most prominent social and political psychologists who are responsible for the resurgence of interest in the study of ideology, broadly defined. Leading scientists and scholars from several related disciplines, including psychology, sociology, political science, law, and organizational behavior present their cutting-edge theorizing and research. Topics include the social, personality, cognitive and motivational antecedents and consequences of adopting liberal versus conservative ideologies, the social and psychological functions served by political and religious ideologies,…    
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Foreword: Why Political Psychology Is Important
On the Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification
Ideology and Automaticity
American Moral Exceptionalism
On the Automaticity of Nationalist Ideology: The Case of the USA
The Psychological Power of the Status Quo
A Psychological Advantage for the Status Quo
Belief in a Just World, Perceived Fairness, and Justification of the Status Quo
Disentangling Reasons and Rationalizations: Exploring Perceived Fairness in Hypothetical Societies
A Contextual Analysis of the System Justification Motive and Its Societal Consequences
Epistemic and Existential Motives
The Social Psychology of Uncertainty Management and System Justification
Political Ideology in the 21st Century: A Terror Management Perspective on Maintenance and Change of the Status Quo
No Atheists in Foxholes: Motivated Reasoning and Religious Belief
Personality and Individual Differences
Motivated Social Cognition and Ideology: Is Attention to Elite Discourse a Prerequisite for Epistemically Motivated Political Affinities?
A Dual Process Motivational Model of Ideological Attitudes and System Justification
Statewide Differences in Personality Predict Voting Patterns in 1996-2004 U.S. Presidential Elections
Perspectives on Justice and Morality
Procedural Justice and System-Justifying Motivations
Planet of the Durkheimians, Where Community, Authority, and Sacredness Are Foundations of Morality
Ideology of the Good Old Days: Exaggerated Perceptions of Moral Decline and Conservative Politics
Implications for Self, Group, and Society
Group Status and Feelings of Personal Entitlement: The Roles of Social Comparison and System-Justifying Beliefs
Ambivalent Sexism at Home and at Work: How Attitudes Toward Women in Relationships Foster Exclusion in the Public Sphere
Acknowledging and Redressing Historical Injustices
The Politics of Intergroup Attitudes
Name Index
Subject Index