Responses to victimizations and belief in a just world /

This thoroughly detailed text examines how an individual's belief in a just world determines his or her sense of, and responses to, victimization. It explores the direct and indirect relationships between justice, fate, risk, self-determinism, and self-interest, among other issues. The volume a...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Montada, Leo, Lerner, Melvin J., 1929-
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Plenum Press, [1998]
Series:Critical issues in social justice.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Immanent justice and ultimate justice : two ways of believing in justice / Jürgen Maes
  • BJW and self-efficacy in coping with observed victimization : results from a study about unemployment / Changiz Mohiyeddini and Leo Montada
  • How do observers of victimization preserve their belief in a just world cognitively or actionally? : findings from a longitudinal study / Barbara Reichle, Angela Schneider, and Leo Montada
  • Individual differences in the belief in a just world and responses to personal misfortune / Carolyn L. Hafer and James M. Olsen
  • Belief in a just world, well-being, and coping with an unjust fate / Claudia Dalbert
  • Belief in a just world and right-wing authoritarianism as moderators of perceived risk / Alan J. Lambert, Thomas Burroughs, and Alison L. Chasteen
  • Belief in a just world and willingness to accommodate among married and dating couples / Isaac M. Lipkus and Victor Bissonnette
  • Measuring the beliefs in a just world / Adrian Furnham
  • Eight stages in the development of research on the construct of belief in a just world? / Jürgen Maes
  • Methodological strategies in research to validate measures of belief in a just world / Manfred J. Schmitt
  • Belief in a just world : a hybrid of justice motive and self-insterest? / Leo Montada
  • Two forms of belief in a just world : some thoughts on why and how people care about justice / Melvin J. Lerner.