Power and Justice in Intergroup Relations

  • Ronald L. Cohen
Part of the Critical Issues in Social Justice book series (CISJ)


Why do victims of injustice seem so rarely to challenge, rebel against, or press for systematic change in the factors responsible for their condition? This chapter explores certain aspects of this question, employing a wide variety of evidence from the social psychological literature on justice and revolutionary coalitions. Before proceeding, two potential objections to the perspective taken here must be mentioned.


Collective Action Procedural Justice Distributive Justice Political Arena Intergroup Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald L. Cohen
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  1. 1.Social Science DivisionBennington CollegeBenningtonUSA

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