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Social Psychology and Society

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2221-1527

ISSN (online): 2311-7052


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Images differentiation of high status and low status person among young people 479

Folomeeva T.V.
PhD in Psychology, associate professor of social psychology department, Faculty of psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Fedotova S.V.
PhD in Psychology, engeneer, Faculty of psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

The study focuses on the socio-psychological analysis of images of typical specimen of high status and low status person identified using qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis. On the basis of the two stages of the study, using miscellaneous research methods, (n=120) the main relevant characteristics were identified: objective sources of social status, behavioral peculiarities, personality qualities, appearance peculiarities, nonverbal behavior and experiences of such people. These characteristics may reflect important for young people areas of life and their perception of the society model.

Keywords: Social status, social perception, inequality, miscellaneous research methods

Column: Empirical Research


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