Impossible Expectations For the Poor

People often expect the poor to do more to improve their lives. This paper demonstrates that these expectations can be inconsistent or even impossible. Moreover, people judge the poor harshly when they fail to meet these impossible expectations. And this has implications for which anti-poverty policies people support.



Citation:

Anuj K. Shah (2020) ,"Impossible Expectations For the Poor", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 1144-1149.

Authors

Anuj K. Shah, University of Chicago, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020



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