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The Role of Emotions in Judgments of Crime Victims

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Title: The Role of Emotions in Judgments of Crime Victims
Authors: Wrede, Olof
Issue Date: 26-Oct-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Wrede, O., & Ask, K. (2015). More than a feeling: Gender-specific stereotypes about victims’ emotional responses to crime. Violence and Victims, 30, 902-915.

II. Wrede, O., Ask, K., & Strömwall, L. A. (2015). Sad and exposed, angry and resilient? Effects of crime victims’ emotional expressions on perceived need for support. Social Psychology, 46(1), 55–64.

Wrede, O., Ask, K., Strömwall, L. A., & Styvén, C. (2015). “I believe you, I would feel the same way”: Emotional overlap and perceptions of victims’ credibility. Manuscript in preparation.
Date of Defence: 2015-11-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 november 2015, kl 10.00, Sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: crime victim
social judgment
Abstract: A growing body of evidence shows that crime victims’ emotional expressions can influence legal judgments, such as credibility assessments. However, the role of emotions in judgments of crime victims in interpersonal settings outside the legal arena has not been explored, and a range of potentially moderating factors have been overlooked. Recent social functionalist models of emotion would predict that different emotional expressions, in interaction with expresser and context characteristics, aff... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9293-7 (print)
978-91-628-9629-4 (pdf)
ISSN: 1101-718X
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