Meritocracy, Self-Concerns, and Whites’ Denial of Racial Inequity | Duron Chavis
We propose that embracing meritocracy as a distribution rule causes Whites to deny the existence of racial inequity. On this view, Whites who endorse meritocracy seek to regard themselves as high in merit, and maintain this self-view by denying racial privilege. Four studies show that preference for meritocracy better predicts denial of White privilege than … Continue reading "Meritocracy, Self-Concerns, and Whites’ Denial of Racial Inequity"
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