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dc.contributor.authorCheong, Emil Shen-Lien_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-27T06:13:04Z
dc.date.available2011-12-27T06:13:04Z
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/47062
dc.description77 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractBased on Social Identity Theory, it was hypothesized that lower and higher status groups acknowledge the higher status group's superiority by perceiving its status-relevant knowledge as more useful than the lower status group's for performing on the status dimension. With high inter-group competition, each group's high identifiers may then want to acquire the higher status group's status-relevant knowledge more than the lower status group's, while preferring in-group over out-group status-irrelevant knowledge to affirm group identity. To test this, 142 Singapore university students believed they were assigned to one of two groups.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanitiesen_US
dc.titleInter-group status and knowledge acquisitionen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorWan Chingen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Arts (HSS)en_US
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