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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Inequality study: 'Vicious circle' as top protect their position

Inequality study: 'Vicious circle' as top protect their position
- The study, involving 45,000 people across 27 countries, found inequality became easily internalised and quickly became regarded as the norm.
In psychology, this is called social dominance orientation (SDO).
The New Zealand branch of the study was led by Associate Professor Ronald Fischer of Victoria University's Department of Psychology.
He said SDO was greater in societies without good governance and with poor access to things like health care and education.
"New Zealand has been pretty good in this respect overall, but there are clear signs for worry in the future, Professor Fischer said.