Justice Vol: 25


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781848551046
Published:
01 Aug 2008
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
288 pages - 152 x 229 x 33mm
Series:
Advances in Group Processes

Categories:

Justice processes operate in small groups, organizations, institutions, as well as society as a whole. Scholars from a variety of disciplines tackle a wide range of fundamental issues about justice. This volume brings together sociologists and psychologists who address issues pertaining to distributive, procedural, and interactional justice using a range of methodologies. Substantively, authors grapple with issues relevant to the processes underlying justice evaluations, including motivations, perceptions, identities, ideologies and exclusionary practices. They also consider the consequences of these evaluations, focusing on negative emotions, moral outrage, social action, and dispute resolution choices.In doing so, this volume highlights the role of the social structure in justice processes, thereby emphasizing that justice is more than just threads of individual assessments. Instead, justice is a collective process through which groups construct meaning and maintain the fabric of society.
Morality and justice: An expanded theoretical perspective and empirical review. Egocentrism in procedural justice effects. Is procedural justice enough? Affect, attribution, and conflict in alternative dispute resolution. The symbolic meaning of transgressions: Towards a unifying framework of justice restoration. Inequity among intimates: Applying equity theory to the family. The contented female worker: Still a paradox?. Conflict and justice after the American Civil War: Inclusion and exclusion in the reconstruction and Jim Crow eras. Modularizing and integrating theories of justice. Shall we kill or enslave caesar? Analyzing the caesar model. Injustice and emotions using identity theory. Attending to identities: Ideology, group memberships, and perceptions of justice. System justification theory and the alleviation of emotional distress: Palliative effects of ideology in an arbitrary social hierarchy and in society. Toward a more just world: What makes people participate in social action?. Preface. Advances in Group Processes. Advances in Group ProcessesVolume 25. Copyright page. List of Contributors.

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