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Emotions, Stereotypes and Behavioral tendencies of Thai people towards minority groups in Thailand: Burmese migrant workers and Muslim-Thai

By M. Kotsan

Abstract

Intergroup relations is an important social psychological topic. In this paper, we examine positive and negative aspects of intergroup behavior. National identity, stereotypes and emotions are used as predictors of Thai people’s behavioral tendencies towards two categories of minority groups in Thailand: Muslim-Thai and Burmese migrant workers. The results show that a distinction between positive and negative behavioral tendencies can be made. Further, Thai people have more positive emotions, stereotypes and behavioral tendencies towards Muslim-Thai than towards Burmese migrant workers. In addition, positive emotions and stereotypes predict supportive behavioral tendencies, and negative emotions predict exclusionary behavioral tendency. These associations are similar for both minority target groups and also for people who identify relatively high and low with their Thai ingroup

Topics: Sociale Wetenschappen
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.library.uu.nl:1874/27732
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