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Functions of attitudes towards ethnic groups: Effects of level of abstraction

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A direct measure of attitude function was used to examine symbolic and instrumental elements of racial attitudes as a function of level of abstraction. Two studies were conducted in different countries, in which participants explained their thoughts and feelings concerning a specific (e.g., "Indians" or "Chinese") or abstract (e.g., "Ethnic Minorities") attitude object, and then rated the importance of each thought or feeling. A coding scheme was used to record the attitude function represent...

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10.1016/j.jesp.2006.04.004

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Journal:
JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
441-449
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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EISSN:
1096-0465
ISSN:
0022-1031
URN:
uuid:324d5abd-0d30-4528-99da-b93b86e69278
Source identifiers:
12278
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pubs:12278
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English
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