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Relative deprivation : specification, development, and integration

The relative deprivation construct has been widely used in the social sciences to explain phenomena from experiencing psychosomatic stress to participating in urban riots. This book assembles chapters by the world's leading experts on the topic
Print Book, English, 2002
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002
ix, 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780521801324, 9780521180696, 052180132X, 0521180694
1. Introduction Iain Walker and Heather Smith; Part I. Specification: 2. Group deprivation, collective threat, and racial resentment: perspectives on white racism Marylee C. Taylor; 3. Understanding the nature of group deprivation: does group-based deprivation involve fair outcomes or fair treatment? Tom R. Tyler and E. Allan Lind; 4. Relative deprivation and intergroup attitudes: South Africa before and after the transition John Duckitt and Thobi Mputhing; 5. Is it just me? The different consequences of personal and group relative deprivation Heather J. Smith and Daniel J. Ortiz; Part II. Development: 6. Personal and group relative deprivation: connecting the 'I' to the 'we' Francine Tougas and Ann M. Beaton; 7. 'Poisoning the consciences of the fortunate': the experience of relative advantage and support Colin Wayne Leach, Nastia Snider and Aarti Iyer; 8. The embeddedness of social comparison C. David Gartrell; 9. Japanese and American reactions to gender discrimination Matthew Crosby, Kazuho Ozawa and Faye Crosby; 10. Collective action in response to disadvantage: intergroup perceptions, social identification, and social change Stephen C. Wright and Linda R. Tropp; Part III. Integration: 11. Social identity and relative deprivation Naomi Ellemers; 12. Relative deprivation and counterfactual thinking James M. Olson and Neal J. Roese; 13. Relative deprivation and attribution: from grievance to action Iain Walker, Ngai Kin Wong and Kerry Kretzschmar; 14. Spontaneous temporal and social comparisons in children's conflict narratives Anne Wilson, Etsuko Hoshino-Browne and Michael Ross; 15. Prejudice as intergroup emotion: integrating relative deprivation and social comparison Eliot R. Smith and Colin Ho; Part IV. Conclusion: 16. Conclusion Thomas F. Pettigrew.