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Relative Deprivation and Social Comparison The Ontario Symposium, Volume 4

Edited By James M. Olson, C. P. Herman, Mark P. Zanna Copyright 1986
    272 Pages
    by Psychology Press

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    First published in 1986. This volume presents papers from the fourth Ontario Symposium on Personality and Social Psychology, held at the University o f Western Ontario, October 15- 16, 1983. The contributors are active researchers in the areas of relative deprivation and social com parison, whose chapters document the continuing vitality of these topics. One of the purposes of this volume is to provide an accurate picture of our current knowledge about relative deprivation and social comparison processes.

    Chapter 1 Relative Deprivation and Social Comparison: An Integrative Perspective, James M. Olson, J. Douglas Hazlewood; Chapter 2 Relative Deprivation and Explanation: Models and Concepts, Faye Crosby, Peter Muehrer, George Loewenstein; Chapter 3 A Referent Cognitions Theory of Relative Deprivation, Robert Folger; Chapter 4 Resentment About Deprivation: Entitlement and Hopefulness As Mediators of the Effects of Qualifications, James M. Olson; Chapter 5 Determinants of Subjective Well-Being, Michael Ross, Adele Eyman, Natalie Kishchuk; Chapter 6 Comparison Processes in Relative Deprivation: A Life-Span Analysis, Jerry Suls; Chapter 7 The Perception of Social Categories: Implications for the Social Comparison Process, Michael L. Atkinson; Chapter 8 Fabricating and Ignoring Social Reality: Self-Serving Estimates of Consensus, George R. Goethals; Chapter 9 Responses to Perceived Discrimination and Relative Deprivation, Kenneth L. Dion; Chapter 10 Pay Secrecy, Social Comparison, and Relative Deprivation in Organizations, André deCarufel; Chapter 11 Relative Deprivation and Social Protest: The Personal-Group Issue, Lise Dubé, Serge Guimond; Chapter 12 The Tolerance of Injustice, Joanne Martin;


    University of Western Ontario., University of Toronto., University of Waterloo.