Contextual and Individual Differences in Inclusion-Exclusion Strategy Choice [dataset]

J. D. Jasper
2002 PsycEXTRA Dataset   unpublished
Inclusion and exclusion strategies for allocation of scarce goods involve different processes. The conditions under which one strategy is chosen in favor of the other, however, have not been fully explicated. In the present study, decision makers chose a single strategy after reading through descriptions of 16 potential organ recipients; they then narrowed the list of transplant candidates. Most liberals chose to use exclusion under conditions of abundance and inclusion under scarcity. In
more » ... scarcity. In contrast, conservatives preferred an inclusion strategy under abundance and exclusion (though not significantly) under scarcity. Theoretical implications as well as ongoing work in inclusion-exclusion strategy choice, political ideology, and distributive justice are discussed.
doi:10.1037/e617892011-097 fatcat:l7xvjn3movawfhm34nwowlr4fq