publication . Article . 2016

The Functional and Identity Indispensability Scale (FIIS)

Guerra, R.; Rodrigues, D.; Gaertner, S. L.; Deegan, M.; António, R.;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: International Journal of Intercultural Relations, volume 54, pages 34-46 (issn: 0147-1767, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
WOS:000383307600004 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science) This research further elaborated the concept of indispensability by developing and testing a new measure, the Functional and Identity Indispensability Scale (FIIS), to assess two dimensions on which groups can claim indispensability: functional indispensability and identity indispensability. In Study 1 we developed and validated the FIIS with a sample of 452 American college students. Results showed the expected two-factor structure and supported the prediction that identity and functional are two distinct, but related, forms of indispensability. FIIS showed a consistent structure across majority and minority mem...
Subjects
free text keywords: Common identity, Functional indispensability, Identity indispensability, Majority groups, Minority groups, :Ciências Sociais::Psicologia [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Sociais::Sociologia [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Sociais::Outras Ciências Sociais [Domínio/Área Científica], Minority group, Developmental psychology, Criterion validity, Social distance, Psychology, Social psychology
Funded by
FCT| PTDC/PSI-PSO/119534/2010
Project
PTDC/PSI-PSO/119534/2010
How much do we need them? A functional intergroup perspective of assimilation and integration among different status groups
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 119534
  • Funding stream: 3599-PPCDT
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FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Project
UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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publication . Article . 2016

The Functional and Identity Indispensability Scale (FIIS)

Guerra, R.; Rodrigues, D.; Gaertner, S. L.; Deegan, M.; António, R.;