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Publication Date: 1977
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Preference for Inequality
Brickman, Philip
Sociometry, 40, 4, 303-10, Dec 77
People's judgments of fairness are related to varying degrees of uncertainty about their own resulting positions in society. When task assignments were made on the basis of ability, college students were much more willing to endorse inequality when they did not know their positions than when they did. (Author/EVH)
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