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

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This book addresses how people think about inequalities of race, gender, class, status, and power, and it focuses on why social inequality is perceived as fair and legitimate. Work on stereotyping and internalization of inferiority helps to explain why the oppressed do not revolt. The book has important implications for leadership and politics and for understanding how bus ...more
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Published October 25th 2001 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 20th 2001)
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