publication . Article . 2013

Justice seems not to be for all: Exploring the scope of justice

Lima-Nunes, Aline; Pereira, Cícero Roberto; Correia, Isabel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Inquisitive Mind
  • Country: Portugal
The idea that “justice is for everyone” seems to be over. A justice perception can have unfair consequences for those who are perceived not to be included within the boundaries of fairness. This is what the scope of justice is all about: who is within and who is outside of the “justice boundaries”. This paper intends to clarify the concept and explain how social psychologists work with it in real-life contexts. We argue that the scope of justice is a key concept that helps us to understand a broad range of intergroup conflicts, besides being an understudied phenomenon that motivates a variety of justice-related issues such as deservingness, animal rights, discri...
free text keywords: Justiça, Exclusão, Inclusão
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FCT| PTDC/PSI-PSO/114159/2009
From prejudice to discrimination: the legitimising role of threat perceptions, ingroup identification and scope of justice
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 114159
  • Funding stream: 3599-PPCDT
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