Theoretical integration in motivational science: System justification as one of many "autonomous motivational structures".

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Recognizing that there is a multiplicity of motives - and that the accessibility and strength of each one varies chronically and temporarily - is essential if motivational scientists are to achieve genuine theoretical and empirical integration. We agree that system justification is a case of nonconscious goal pursuit and discuss implications of the fact that it conflicts with many other psychological goals.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kay, AC; Jost, JT

Published Date

  • April 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 146 - 147

PubMed ID

  • 24775133

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x13002057


  • eng