Relative Deprivation and Social Comparison: The Ontario Symposium

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James M. Olson, C. Peter Herman, Mark P. Zanna
Psychology Press, 1986 - Psychology - 259 pages
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Contents

Models
17
A Referent Cognitions Theory of Relative Deprivation
33
Entitlement
57
Determinants of Subjective WellBeing
79
Implications
117
Self
135
Responses to Perceived Discrimination
159
I0 Pay Secrecy Social Comparison and Relative
181
l2 The Tolerance of Injustice
217
Three Experimental Studies of the Tolerance
224
Explaining the Tolerance of Injustice
237
Author Index
243
Subject Index
251
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About the author (1986)

James M. Olson is on the faculty of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, where he teaches courses on intelligence and national security. He served his entire career in the CIA??'s Directorate of Operations. His career highlights include serving as the chief of CIA counterintelligence at CIA headquarters and in overseas assignments in Moscow, Vienna, and Mexico City. He lives in College Station, Texas.

Dolores Albarracin" is an  R. David Thomas Endowed Legislative Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida. She is a recipient of several grants and awards and has published in the flagship journals of the fields of psychology and social psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Blair T. Johnson" is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Connecticut. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 8 and 9) and the American Psychological Society, he has served as Consulting Editor for leading journals in the field of social psychology, and is the author of a leading statistics program, DSTAT. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Mark P. Zanna" is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. He is the Editor of ""Advances in Experimental Social Psychology"" and Co-Editor of the ""Ontario Symposium of Personality and Social Psychology."" A Fellow of the APA's Divisions 8, 9, and 35 and The Royal Society of Canada, he received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Yale University.