Distributing your inheritance fairly: equity theory and will power

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dc.contributor.author Isaacs, Morton en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-12-11T15:34:34Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-12-11T15:34:34Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1998-09-02 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/5362 en_US
dc.description.abstract 187 Ss simulated distributing $100,000 in a will to their three children, one of whom was described as High Equity/Low Need, one described s Low Equity/High Need, and one described as Low Equity/Low Need. The majority of Ss allocated equal amounts of money to all their children, although a substantial minority chose to give more to the needy child. Few chose to assign more to the High Equity/Low Need child. Both respondents' gender and age influenced the pattern of distribution but not the targets' gender. The implications of the results for Equity Theory are discussed. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Eastern Psychological Association en_US
dc.title Distributing your inheritance fairly: equity theory and will power en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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