The development of concepts of economic and social inequality. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Child Development
  • Cognition
  • Economics
  • Human Rights
  • Social Justice

abstract

  • With increasing age, children explain wealth and poverty by referring to individual differences in work, effort, and intelligence rather than social-structural or political factors. Such explanations of inequality support a belief in a just world where the "losers" are viewed as obtaining their just due.

publication date

  • December 1990

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 2348933

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 107

end page

  • 20

number

  • 46