Relative deprivation

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Hovland and Sears (1940) --> Increase in anti-black violence and lynchings

Many riots as a result of inequalities between groups of people--> e.g. Los Angeles riots in 1992(in the USA) 

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE IN OPPORTUNITY BETWEEN THE TWO GROUPS

One group has something- the other grou believes that they should also have access to thesethings (wages, housing..) --> what they think they have vs. what they…

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