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Dissertation Chapter Sample on Psychology

The Role of Individual and Group Deservingness in Judging Fair Treatment

Background of the problem

The outcome of a judgement depends on individual or group level of perception. According to Ross and Miller (2002), the perception of an individual or group is responsible for the positive or negative outcome. Fairness in judgments uses a respectful procedure that is contingent on deservingness (Feather, 2003). The courts are embracing the procedural fairness judgments to deserve respect. Fairness in judgment has more effect on an individual level than group level (Feather, 2002). Judgment is contingent on the individual perception to the positive or negative outcome. The judgment of deservingness depends on the structure of the case values. A person should feel responsible for the judgement outcomes because of his or her actions. Continue reading