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University of Wollongong

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1999

Evaluation

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Social Identity, Domain Specific Self-Esteem And Intergroup Evaluation: The Relevance Of Important Self-Esteem Domains., John A. Hunter, Kerry O'Brien, Andrew C. Grocott Jan 1999

Social Identity, Domain Specific Self-Esteem And Intergroup Evaluation: The Relevance Of Important Self-Esteem Domains., John A. Hunter, Kerry O'Brien, Andrew C. Grocott

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

The present investigation sought to extend recent research concerned with assessing the link between domain specific self-esteem and intergroup evaluation. It was hypothesized that, following the display of group favoring evaluations, category members would experience an increase in that domain of self-esteem judged to be more important to the ingroup. Support for this hypothesis was found. A pilot study was conducted to ascertain which domains of the self were judged by male category members to be important and unimportant to the ingroup. On the basis of this analysis, domains of self-esteem important (i.e. physical self-esteem) and unimportant (i.e ...


Economic Evaluation And Ebm, Glenn P. Salkeld Jan 1999

Economic Evaluation And Ebm, Glenn P. Salkeld

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

In the world of textbook economics, the "sovereign" consumer weighs up the (freely available) evidence on the costs, risks, harms and benefits before purchasing health care. The value that consumers then attach to the evidence and the expected outcomes is revealed through their purchasing decisions in the market. Ultimately, the consumer's decision represents the best or benefit maximising choice given the available information. The notion of this evidence-based market is however a long way from the reality of health care in Australia. Consumers (that is, patients) generally do not have current best evidence to hand. The same could be ...