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|Title||An Experimental Examination of the Scapegoat Theory of Prejudice|
|Description||Subjects very high and very low in minority group prejudice were exposed to an experimental frustration situation. While it was found that aggressive tendencies denied expression against the object originally serving as instigator will be displaced and directed against non-instigating objects, individuals high in minority group prejudice did not show a significantly greater tendency toward displacement of aggression following frustration than those low in minority group prejudice. Individuals high in minority group prejudice did show significantly more frustration susceptibility but did not show significantly more evidence of outwardly directed aggressive tendencies than those low in minority group prejudice. "Only by a complex and unconvincing series of assumptions was it possible to accept these findings without rejecting the scapegoat theory." -- from abstract|
|Authors / Editors||Lindzey, Gardner|
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