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Trump supporters' resistance to social justice efforts is driven by their meritocratic ideology, not bias.

Cech, Erin A. (2017) Trump supporters' resistance to social justice efforts is driven by their meritocratic ideology, not bias. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (18 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Trump supporters are more resistant to social justice efforts than other Americans, but not because of bias. Rather, many Trump supporters are "rugged meritocratists"- those who resist social justice efforts because they believe that American society is already fair. Erin Cech argues that if rugged meritocratists are to heed calls for social justice, they must first be convinced that inequality actually exists. ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 11:04
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84739

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