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Susan Fiske
2015
In this interview conducted in June 2013 and translated by Alexis Cukier, Susan Fiske presents her conception of social categorizations, based on her ongoing research: the relationships between stereotypes, social structures and power. Susan Fiske ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
This paper questions the distinction between egalitarianism and prioritarianism, arguing that it is important to separate the reasons for particular social preferences from the contents of these preferences, that it is possible to like equality and ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Impressions of others, including societal groups, systematically array along two dimensions, warmth (trustworthiness/friendliness) and competence. Social structures of competition and status respectively predict these usually orthogonal dimensions. ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Social psychologists have studied stereotypes since the start of the twentieth century. Investigation proceeded at first descriptively, then in a process-oriented manner that evolved with the broader field into increasingly cognitive explanations, and now ...
Carles Boix
2015
The fundamental question of political theory, one that precedes all other questions about the nature of political life, is why there is a state at all. Is human cooperation feasible without a political authority enforcing it? Or do we need a state to live ...
Susan Fiske
2014
Social categories both create and reflect inequality. Macro, overarching forces, and individual, perceiver biases each contribute. First, we review perspectives deriving from classic sociological and prevailing psychological social psychology, including ...
Susan Fiske
2014
Twenty-first century intergroup biases are more automatic, ambivalent, and ambiguous than were old fashioned biases such as authoritarianism and overt racism, which overtly expressed intergroup hostility. Beyond traditional self-report measures of ...
Susan Fiske
2013
Recognizing or denying another’s humanity varies predictably along apparently universal dimensions of the other’s perceived warmth (trustworthiness) and competence. New data reveal distinct neural and behavioral signatures of (de)humanizing responses to ...