What's so insidious about “Peace, Love, and Understanding”? A system justification perspective

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (6):438-439 (2012)

We agree that promoting intergroup harmony system-justifying and identify several ways in which and stereotypes, superordinate identification, intergroup contact, and prejudice reduction techniques can undermine social change motivation by reinforcing system-justifying beliefs. This may but it also prevents individuals and groups from tackling serious social problems, including inequality and oppression
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