Revolt and Redemption: Materialism As an Attempt to Cope With Perceived Injustice

Our research provides a framework to examine the interactive effects of two types of injustice, namely retributive injustice and distributive injustice, on materialistic behaviors. We further propose that the desire to boost self-esteem mediates the effect of injustice perception on materialistic behaviors.



Citation:

Feifei Huang and Robert S. Wyer (2015) ,"Revolt and Redemption: Materialism As an Attempt to Cope With Perceived Injustice", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 789-789.

Authors

Feifei Huang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Robert S. Wyer, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015



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