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Attributions for unemployment in Northern Ireland: Does it make a difference what your name is?

Joseph, S, Weatherall, K and Stringer, Maurice (1997) Attributions for unemployment in Northern Ireland: Does it make a difference what your name is? IRISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 18 (3). pp. 341-348. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Two studies are described which provide evidence for intergroup attribution bias in Northern Irish Catholics and Protestants. In the first study, 209 Northern Irish university students completed a questionnaire designed to assess intergroup attribution bias along the dimensions of internality, stability and globality. It was found that outgroup attributions for unemployment tended towards more internal, stable and global causes than for the ingroup. Similar results were found in the second study which investigated intergroup attribution bias in 294 Northern Irish school age students.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute > Peace, Conflict & Equality
Psychology Research Institute
ID Code:1017
Deposited By: Mrs Fiona Harkin
Deposited On:07 Dec 2009 16:20
Last Modified:15 Mar 2012 12:13

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