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Identity, Belief, and Bias

Geoffrey L. Cohen

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents research on the social psychology of identity and belief. Beliefs tied to long-held identities resist change and bias the processing of new information. Theoe phenomena help ... More


Why Everyone Is Wrong

Charles Gardner Geyh

in Who is to Judge?: The Perennial Debate Over Whether to Elect or Appoint America's Judges

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887148
eISBN:
9780190939885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887148.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 5 revisits the arguments summarized in chapter 4, to the end of showing how and why arguments for and against each system are exaggerated, misleading, and wrong. The focus is on work that ... More


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