Morality and prejudice: to what extent are they empirically bound?


A current research interest concerns the relationship between moral attitudes and racial prejudice attitudes, and the role that egalitarianism plays in this clarifying the nature of this complex relationship.


Professor Fiona White

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School of Psychology

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Morality and prejudice are complex social-cognitive attitudes and behaviours. Research is needed to effectively investigate the nature of this empirical relationship. For example, is there a negative relationship between these variables or can individuals be both high on morality and high in prejudice, and if so, why? What role does the notion of egalitarianism play in clarifying the nature of this relationship?

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Moral judgement, egalitarianism, psychology, morality, prejudice, attitudes and behaviour

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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1084

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