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Social Psychology and Society

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2221-1527

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/sps

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The Role of National Identity and Attitudes towards Immigrants in Economic Beliefs of Russians: An Empirical Model 892

Grigoryan L.K., MA in Psychology, Research Fellow, International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, grigoryanlusine@yandex.ru
Lepshokova Z.K., PhD in Psychology, Senior Research Fellow, International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, taimiris@yandex.ru
Abstract
This paper focuses on the testing of the model of interrelations between national identity, attitudes toward immigrants and economic beliefs of Russians. Basing upon the structural equation modeling, it was confirmed that: patriotism is connected with positive attitudes towards immigrants, while nationalism is connected with negative ones; there is a positive relationship between subjective economic well-being and positive attitudes towards immigrants at the individual level; the effect of nationalism on the attitude towards economic self¬dependence is mediated by negative attitudes towards immigrants.

Keywords: national identity, nationalism, patriotism, immigrants, prejudice, economic self-dependence, mediation model.

Column: Experimental Research

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