Butterworth, Peter; Schofield, Timothy P
People receiving government income support due to unemployment are sometimes
required to participate in activities such as volunteering. These “mutual obligation” requirements have community support, but the effect of volunteering on benefit recipients is
unclear. In three person-perception experiments (N = 222, 533, 934), we considered whether
volunteering overcomes negative evaluations of unemployed benefit recipients.
Volunteering increased the extent to which benefit recipients were...[Show more]
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