Affiliation: University of California
- White guilt and racial compensation: the benefits and limits of self-focusAarti Iyer
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:117-29. 2003..Our findings demonstrate the benefits and limits of group-based guilt as a basis of support for social equality and highlight the value of understanding the specific emotions elicited in intergroup contexts...
- Angry opposition to government redress: when the structurally advantaged perceive themselves as relatively deprivedColin Wayne Leach
Department of Psychology, University of California Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Br J Soc Psychol 46:191-204. 2007..Theoretical and political implications are discussed...
- Affirmative action. Psychological data and the policy debatesFaye J Crosby
Department of Psychology, Social Sciences II, Room 277, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
Am Psychol 58:93-115. 2003..The merit-based argument, grounded in empirical studies, concludes that the policy of affirmative action conforms to the American ideal of fairness and is a necessary policy...
- Understanding affirmative actionFaye J Crosby
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
Annu Rev Psychol 57:585-611. 2006..We also review how psychologists have examined variations in people's attitudes toward affirmative action, in part as a means for testing different theories of social behavior...
- Anger and guilt about ingroup advantage explain the willingness for political actionColin Wayne Leach
University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1232-45. 2006..Although guilt was associated with the abstract goal of systemic compensation, guilt did not explain willingness for political action. Results underline the importance of examining specific group-based emotions in intergroup relations...
- Why individuals protest the perceived transgressions of their country: the role of anger, shame, and guiltAarti Iyer
School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, England
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:572-87. 2007..Guilt did not independently predict any political action intentions. Implications for the study of political action and emotions in intergroup contexts are discussed...