Being better by being right : Subjective group dynamics and derogation of in-group deviants when generic norms are undermined.

Marques, Jose M. and Abrams, Dominic and Serodio, Rui G. (2001) Being better by being right : Subjective group dynamics and derogation of in-group deviants when generic norms are undermined. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,, 81 (3). pp. 436-447. ISSN 0022-3514 . (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

The authors predicted that derogation of group deviants depends on the extent to which in-group norms or values are validated or undermined in a social context. In Experiment 1 participants were less tolerant and derogated in-group deviants more when other in-group members opposed the norm. In Experiment 2 participants derogated in-group deviants more than out-group deviants and than noncategorized individuals, but only when normative in-group members lacked uniformity. In Experiment 3 participants derogated in-group deviants more when there was uncertainty about in-group superiority. These results are consistent with previous research on the black sheep effect

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: C.A. Simms
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2008 15:23
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014 08:41
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4382 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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