Promoting beliefs in the inalienability of human rights by attributing uniquely human emotions through multiple categorization

Albarello, Flavia, Crisp, Richard J. and Rubini, Monica (2017). Promoting beliefs in the inalienability of human rights by attributing uniquely human emotions through multiple categorization. Journal of Social Psychology, in pre ,

Abstract

The combination of multiple categorization (i.e., the use of multiple criteria to define others) and human identity-the superordinate group of human beings-has recently been highlighted as a method to reduce implicit (i.e., attribution of secondary emotions) and explicit (i.e., attribution of human rights) dehumanization towards Blacks. In two studies aimed to replicate such evidence the mediating role of secondary emotions in explaining the impact of multiple and human categorization in reducing dehumanization was assessed. The role of implicit cognition such as attribution of secondary emotions in leading people to attribute human rights to minorities is discussed.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2017.1346581
Divisions: Aston Business School
Aston Business School > Work & organisational psychology
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Social Psychology on 28/06/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00224545.2017.1346581
Uncontrolled Keywords: secondary emotions,dehumanization,human rights,multiple categorizations,racial prejudice
Published Date: 2017-06-28
Published Online Date: 2017-06-28
Authors: Albarello, Flavia
Crisp, Richard J.
Rubini, Monica

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