Accession Number:

ADA339146

Title:

Personality and Prejudice.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun-Aug 97,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY MANAGEMENT INST PATRICK AFB FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

This paper examines authoritariansim and prejudice from the perspective of contemporary personality theory and literature. Historical theories are reviewed, concluding with current views on right-wing authoritariansim. Factor- based models of personality are presented, along with empirical findings relating the factors of Psychoticism, Neuroticism, and Openness to Experience to authoritarianism. Future directions for research are presented, and potential intervention strategies are outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE