Journal of Social and Political Psychology

The Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal (without author fees). It publishes articles at the intersection of social and political psychology from different epistemological, methodological, theoretical, and cultural perspectives and from different regions across the globe that substantially advance the understanding of social problems, their reduction, and the promotion of social justice. For more information see Focus and Scope. Please register if you are interested in being notified about new publications once they are posted online. Before submissions please carefully consult our Author Guidelines as well as the information on the Peer Review Process.

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Vol 8, No 1 (2020)

Issue in progress: Articles will be added continuously as soon as they are finalized.

Table of Contents

Original Research Reports

Time Does Tell: An Analysis of Observable Audience Responses From the 2016 American Presidential Campaigns PDF HTML
Ewan J. K. Goode, Peter Bull 368-387
Quantitative and Qualitative Centrality of a Social Representation's Core Elements: The Use of the Basic Cognitive Schemes Model PDF HTML
Mioara Cristea, Jose Francisco Valencia, Mihai Curelaru 351-367
A Narrative of Conservative Student Affairs Professionals: Silenced in an Inclusive Profession? PDF HTML
Jeremy N. Davis, Matthew Birnbaum, Rosa I. Law 333-350
Zeitgeist Effects, Fragmentation of Media Use, and Value Consensus PDF HTML
Martti Puohiniemi, Markku Verkasalo 300-332
The Origins of Information Processing Preferences in Politics: Examining Parental Influence PDF HTML
Lori D. Bougher, Richard R. Lau 284-299
The Paradoxical Thinking ‘Sweet Spot’: The Role of Recipients’ Latitude of Rejection in the Effectiveness of Paradoxical Thinking Messages Targeting Anti-Refugee Attitudes in Israel PDF HTML
Boaz Hameiri, Orly Idan, Eden Nabet, Daniel Bar-Tal, Eran Halperin 266-283
Painting All Foreigners With One Brush? How the Salience of Muslims and Refugees Shapes Judgements PDF HTML
Lukas Wallrich, Keon West, Adam Rutland 246-265
The Social and Psychological Characteristics of Norm Deviants: A Field Study in a Small Cohesive University Campus PDF HTML
Robin Gomila, Elizabeth Levy Paluck 220-245
Work Alienation and its Gravediggers: Social Class, Class Consciousness, and Activism PDF HTML
Jeremy E. Sawyer, Anup Gampa 198-219
Polarization in the Wake of the European Refugee Crisis – A Longitudinal Study of the Finnish Political Elite’s Attitudes Towards Refugees and the Environment PDF HTML
Jan-Erik Lönnqvist, Ville-Juhani Ilmarinen, Florencia M. Sortheix 173-197
Selective Exposure and the Authoritarian Dynamic: Evidence From Canada and the United States PDF HTML
Robert A. Hinckley, Allison Harell 151-172
Association Between Individualism and Welfare Attitudes: An Analysis of Citizens’ Attitudes Towards the State’s Welfare Responsibility PDF HTML
Timo Toikko, Teemu Rantanen 132-150
How Education Did (and Did Not) Accentuate Partisan Differences During the Ebola Outbreak of 2014-15 PDF HTML
Chris C. Martin 108-131
A Brighter Future: The Effect of Social Class on Responses to Future Debt PDF HTML
Harrison J. Schmitt, Lucas A. Keefer, Daniel Sullivan, Sheridan Stewart, Isaac F. Young 78-107
Citizenship and Socio-Political Integration: A Person-Oriented Analysis Among Russian-Speaking Minorities in Estonia, Finland and Norway PDF HTML
Tuuli Anna Renvik, Joel Manner, Raivo Vetik, David L. Sam, Inga Jasinskaja-Lahti 53-77
Cognitive Polyphasia in a Global South Populist Democracy: Mapping Social Representations of Duterte’s Regime in the Philippines PDF HTML
Joshua Uyheng, Cristina Jayme Montiel 30-52


The Importance of Heterogeneity in Large-Scale Replications PDF HTML
Matthew H. Goldberg, Sander van der Linden 25-29
Empathy and the Liberal-Conservative Political Divide in the U.S. PDF HTML
Stephen G. Morris 8-24

From the Editors

Editorial Report and Acknowledgement of Reviewers, 2019 PDF HTML
J. Christopher Cohrs, Johanna Ray Vollhardt 1-7

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