Microjustice and Macrojustice

  • Philip Brickman
  • Robert Folger
  • Erica Goode
  • Yaacov Schul
Part of the Critical Issues in Social Justice book series (CISJ)


If every individual in a society has been fairly rewarded, does this guarantee that rewards have been fairly distributed in the society as a whole? Surprisingly, it does not. It is our contention that people use different criteria to assess microjustice (the fairness of rewards to individual recipients) and macrojustice (the aggregate fairness of reward in a society).


Procedural Justice Distributive Justice Minimum Principle Outcome Distribution Experimental Social Psychology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Brickman
    • 1
  • Robert Folger
    • 2
  • Erica Goode
    • 3
  • Yaacov Schul
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychology and Research Center for Group DynamicsUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologySouthern Methodist UniversityDallasUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyUniversity of California at Santa CruzSanta CruzUSA

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