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Right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance orientation and personality: an analysis using the IPIP measure

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Although both right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) and social dominance orientation (SDO) have been found to predict racial and intergroup prejudice, previous research has suggested that RWA and SDO have quite distinct psychological features. We therefore examined the Big Five personality correlates of these two measures using facet scales from the International Personality Item Pool measure. Respondents were 220 university undergraduate volunteers. Significant sex differences were noted with respect to SDO and some facet scales. A series of analyses supported the view that RWA and SDO are aligned with different personality traits, while the discussion centred on the psychological profile of authoritarians and dominators. Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Publication date: January 1, 2001

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