Justice and Conflicts: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions

Justice and Conflicts: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions


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Central to the book are questions concerning the existence and the characteristics of justice motives, and concerning the influence that justice motives and justice judgements have on the emergence, but also the solution of social conflicts. Five main themes will be addressed: (1) “Introduction and justice motive”, (2) “organizational justice”, (3) “ecological justice”, (4) “social conflicts”, and (5) “solution of conflicts”. The authors of the editions are scholars of psychology, as well as distinguished experts from various other disciplines, including sociologists, economists, legal scholar, educationalists, and ethicists. The common ground of all contributorsis their independent conduction of empirical research on justice issues. Apart from the German contributors, authors represent scholars from the US, India, Korea, New Zealand, and various European countries (Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, UK, Sweden).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642428081
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/28/2013
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

The Normative Impact of Empirical Justice Research.- Advances in Justice Conflict Conceptualization: A New Integrative Framework.- Absence and Presence: Interpreting Moral Exclusion in the Jewish Museum Berlin.- On the Differentiation of an Implicit and a Self-Attributed Justice Motive.- About Is and Ought in Research on Belief in a Just World: The Janus-faced just-world motivation.- Justice Sensitivity as a Risk and Protective Factor in Social Conflicts.- Suspicions of Injustice: The Sense-making Function of Belief in Conspiracy Theories.- Justice in Performance Situations: Compromise between Equity and Equality.- Perceived Justice in the Division of Family Labor: Antecedents and Consequences.- Retributive Punishment in a Social Context.- Forming Fairness Judgments: Why People Favor Unfair Information.- Reactions to Organizational Injustice: Counter Work Behaviors and the Insider Threat.- Organizational Justice.- Justice as a Framework for the Solution of Environmental Conflicts.- Climate Change and Global Justice.- International Negotiations on Climate Change: Integrating Justice Psychology and Economics – a Way out of the Normative Blind Alley.- Justice and Environmental Decision Making.- Justice by Agreement: Constitutional Economics and its Cultural Challenge.- System Justification: A Motivational Process with Implications for Social Conflict.- Are the Media Capable of Fair Reporting? Remarks on the Principle of Fairness in Professional Journalism.- Social Identity and Justice in Violent Conflicts: A Dynamic Model of Intergroup Conflict.- Situation-Specific Forgiveness and Dispositional Forgiveness: A Lifespan Development Perspective.- Forgiveness in Close Interpersonal Relationships: A Negotiation Approach.- Moral Courage.- The Psychology of Deservingness and Acceptance of Human Rights.

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