Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification by John T. JostSocial and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification by John T. Jost

Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

byJohn T. Jost, Aaron C. Kay, Hulda Thorisdottir

Hardcover | March 25, 2009

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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 scholarsfrom 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, and the myriad ways in which people defend, bolster, and justifythe social systems they inhabit. This book is the first of its kind, bringing together formerly independent lines of research on ideology and system justification.
John t. Jost is Professor of Psychology at New York University. Aaron C. Kay is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Hulda Thorisdottir is at Princeton University.
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Title:Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System JustificationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:552 pages, 6.5 × 9.61 × 1.89 inPublished:March 25, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195320913

ISBN - 13:9780195320916

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Table of Contents

George Lakoff: Foreword: Why Political Psychology Is Important1. John T. Jost, Aaron C. Kay and Hulda Thorisdottir: Introduction: Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification2. Eric Luis Uhlmann, T. Andrew Poehlman and John A. Bargh: American Moral Exceptionalism3. Melissa J. Ferguson, Travis J.Carter and Ran R. Hassin: On the Automaticity of American Nationalism4. Scott Eidelman and Chris Crandall: On the Psychological Advantage of the Status Quo5. Carolyn L. Hafer and Becky L. Choma: Belief in a Just World, Perceived Fairness, and Justification of the Status Quo6. Greg Mitchell and Phillip E. Tetlock: Disentangling Reasons and Rationalizations: Exploring Perceived Fairness in Hypothetical Societies7. Aaron C. Kay and Mark Zanna: A Contextual Analysis of the System Justification Motive and Its Societal Consequences8. Kees van den Bos: The Social Psychology of Uncertainty Management and System Justification9. Jacqueline Anson, Tom Pyszczynski, Sheldon Solomon and Jeff Greenberg: Political Ideology in the 21st Century: A Terror Management Perspective on Maintenance and Change of the Status Quo10. Robb Willer: No Atheists in Foxholes: Motivated Reasoning and Religious Belief11. Christopher M. Federico and Paul Goren: Motivated Social Cognition and Ideology: Is Attention to Elite Discourse a Prerequisite for Epistemically Motivated Political Affinities?12. John Duckitt and Chris G. Sibley: A Dual Process Motivational Model of Ideological Attitudes and System Justification13. P. Jason Rentfrow, Sam Gosling, John T. Jost and Jeffrey Potter: Statewide Differences in Personality Predict Voting Patterns in 1996-2004 U.S. Presidential Elections14. Irina Feygina and Tom R. Tyler: Procedural Justice and the Psychology of Justification15. Jonathan Haidt and Jesse Graham: Planet of the Durkheimians, Where Community, Authority, and Sacredness are Foundations of Morality16. Richard P. Eibach and Lisa K. Libby: Ideology of the Good Old Days: Exaggerated Perceptions of Moral Decline and Conservative Politics17. Laurie T. O'Brien and Brenda Major: Group Status and Feelings of Personal Entitlement: The Roles of Social Comparison and System-Justifying Beliefs18. Mina Cikara, Tiana L. Lee, Susan T. Fiske and Peter Glick: Ambivalent Sexism at Home and at Work: How Attitudes Toward Women in Relationships Foster Exclusion in the Public Sphere19. Katherine B. Starzyk, Craig W. Blatz and Mike Ross: Acknowledging and Redressing Historical Injustices20. Brian Nosek, Mahzarin R. Banaji and John T. Jost: The Politics of Intergroup Attitudes