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Barriers to Multiculturalism: In-Group Favoritism and Out-Group Hostility Are Independently Associated With Policy Opposition

Perry, Ryan; Priest, Naomi; Paradies, Yin; Barlow, Fiona; Sibley, Chris


Bias in favor of the in-group is a key determinant of discrimination and is thought to be largely independent of, and qualitatively distinct from, out-group hostility. One key difference, according to realistic conflict theory, is that in-group preferences become more closely associated with discrimination when intergroup threat is salient. The current study presents a direct comparison of the level of association of in-group favoritism and out-group hostility with opposition to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Psychological and Personality Science
DOI: 10.1177/1948550617703169


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