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Anti-roma bias (stereotypes, prejudice, behavioral tendencies): A network approach toward attitude strength

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Show simple item record Nariman, Hadi Sam Hadarics, Márton Kende, Anna Lášticová, Barbara Posion, Xenia Daniela Popper, Miroslav Boza, Mihaela Ernst-Vintila, Andreea Badea, Constantina Mahfud, Yara O'Connor, Ashley Minescu, Anca 2020-11-04T11:24:22Z 2020-11-04T11:24:22Z 2020
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The Roma have been and still are a target of prejudice, marginalization, and social exclusion across Europe, especially in East-Central European countries. This paper focuses on a set of stereotypical, emotional, and behavioral evaluative responses toward Roma people selected as representing the underlying components of anti-Roma bias. Employing network analysis, we investigated if attitude strength is associated with stronger connectivity in the networks of its constituent elements. The findings from representative surveys carried out in Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, France, and Ireland supported our assumption, as high attitude strength toward the Roma resulted in stronger connectivity in all pairs of high- versus low-attitude-strength networks. Our finding yields a solid theoretical framework for targeting the central variables—those with the strongest associations with other variables—as a potentially effective attitude change intervention strategy. Moreover, perceived threat to national identity, sympathy, and empathy were found to be the most central variables in the networks. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Frontiers Media en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Frontiers in Psychology;11, 2071
dc.subject attitude strength en_US
dc.subject anti-roma bias en_US
dc.title Anti-roma bias (stereotypes, prejudice, behavioral tendencies): A network approach toward attitude strength en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02071
dc.contributor.sponsor European Union (EU) en_US
dc.relation.projectid 808062 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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