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date: 09 April 2020

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Recently, ideology has emerged as an important topic of inquiry among social, personality, and political psychologists as research has shown a link between people’s ideological belief systems and their attitudes toward, and evaluations of, others. This chapter will examine theory and research concerning the structure, content, and functions of ideological beliefs. In addition, the effects of such beliefs on diversity attitudes and intergroup relations will be considered. Directions for future research on ideology or worldview as an attribute of diversity will be offered.

Keywords: ideology, diversity

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