Recent Research Publications

Intergroup Contact

Under what conditions does contact between social groups reduce intergroup conflict?
Graf, S., Paolini, S.,Rubin, M. (in press, accepted 10/06/14). Negative intergroup contact is more influential, but positive intergroup contact is more common: An ecological assessment of contact prominence and contact prevalence in five Central European countries. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (in press, accepted 21/03/14). Different types of ingroup identification: A comprehensive review, an integrative model, and implications for future research. Psicologia Sociale.

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (in press). Constructing and validating a new measure of ingroup identification. Annuaire de L’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Faculte de Philosophie104.

Paolini, S., Harwood, J., Rubin, M., Husnu, S., Joyce, N., & Hewstone, M. (2014). Positive and extensive intergroup contact in the past buffers against the disproportionate impact of negative contact in the present. European Journal of Social Psychology.  Publisher’s version    

Rubin, M., Badea, C., & Jetten, J. (2014). Low status groups show in-group favoritism to compensate for their low status and to compete for higher status. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2014). Out-group flies in the in-group’s ointment: Evidence of the motivational underpinnings of the in-group overexclusion effect. Social Psychology.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Badea, C., & Jetten, J. (2014). Low status groups show in-group favoritism to compensate for their low status and to compete for higher status. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Denson, N., Kilpatrick, S., Matthews, K. E., Stehlik, T., & Zyngier, D. (2014). “I am working-class”: Subjective self-definition as a missing measure of social class and socioeconomic status in higher education research. Educational Researcher, 43, 196-200.   Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2013). Adult attachment styles as predictors of different types of ingroup identification. Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 1-4, 175-186Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2013). “It wasn’t my idea to come here!”: Ownership of the idea to immigrate as a function of gender, age, and culture. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37, 497-501.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2013). Linguistic description moderates the evaluations of counterstereotypical people. Social Psychology, 44, 289-298.   Publisher's version   Self-archived version

Badea, C., Brauer, M., & Rubin, M. (2012). The effects of winning and losing on perceived group variability. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1094-1099. Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Barlow, F. K., Paolini, S., Pedersen, A., Hornsey, M. J., Radke, H. R. M., Harwood, J., Rubin, M., & Sibley, C. G. (2012). The contact caveat: Negative contact predicts increased prejudice more than positive contact predicts reduced prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1629-1643.   Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2012). Types of ingroup identification as a function of group type. Annuaire de L’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Faculte de Philosophie, 103, 119-140.   
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Rubin, M. (2012). Group status is related to group prototypicality in the absence of social identity concerns. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 386–389. Publisher’s version    Publisher’s version - free access    Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2012). Social class differences in social integration among students in higher education: A meta-analysis and recommendations for future research. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 5, 22-38. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2012). Working-class students need more friends at university: A cautionary note for Australia’s higher education equity initiative. Higher Education Research and Development, 31, 431-433. Publisher’s version    Publisher’s version - free access    Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2012). They’re all the same!...but for several different reasons: A review of the multicausal nature of perceived group variability. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 367-372.   Publisher's version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Watt, S. E., & Ramelli, M. (2012). Immigrants’ social integration as a function of approach-avoidance orientation and problem-solving style. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36, 498-505. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Harwood, J., Paolini, S., Joyce, N., Rubin, M., & Arroyo, A. (2011). Secondary transfer effects from imagined contact: Group similarity affects the generalization gradient. British Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 180-189. Publisher’s version

Rubin, M., (2011). Social affiliation cues prime help-seeking intentions. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 43, 138-141. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2011). The relationship between the need for closure and deviant bias: An investigation of generality and process. International Journal of Psychology, 46, 206-213. Publisher’s version    Publisher’s version - free access    Self-archived version

Paolini, S., Harwood, J., & Rubin, M. (2010). Negative intergroup contact makes group memberships salient: Explaining why intergroup conflict endures. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 36, 1723-1738. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2010). The central tendency of a social group can affect ratings of its intragroup variability in the absence of social identity concerns. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 410-415. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2010). A processing fluency explanation of bias against migrants. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 21-28. Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Watt, S. E., Ramelli, M., & Rubin, M. (2010). The interplay of social context and personal attributes in immigrants’ adaptation and satisfaction with the move to Australia. In A. Hayes & R. Mason (Eds.), Migrant security 2010: Refereed proceedings of the national symposium titled Migrant Security 2010: Citizenship and Social Inclusion in a Transnational Era (pp. 209-216). University of Southern Queensland: Toowoomba, Australia.   Publisher’s version    Self-archived version