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- Self-typicality and group identification: evidence for their separateness
- Kashima, Emiko S.; Kashima, Yoshihisa; Hardie, Elizabeth A.
- Two studies demonstrated group identification (affective-evaluative response to in-group membership) and self-typicality (perceived typicality of the self as an in-group member) to be empirically separate. Study 1 showed that these two variables correlated distinctively with age of the participants, and that prior self-typicality but not prior identification correlated with similarity in subsequent self- and in-group ratings. Study 2 examined the latter relationships in a context that presented new, fictitious information about in-group members. Similarity in self- and group judgments, made after presentation of the new information, correlated positively with later self-typicality but negatively with later group identification. Advantages in making conceptual and operational distinctions between self-typicality and group identification are discussed. .
- Publication type
- Journal article
- Research centre
- Swinburne University of Technology. School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
- Group processes & intergroup relations, Vol. 3, no. 1 (2000), pp. 97-110
- Publication year
- Sage Publications
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- Copyright © 2000 SAGE Publications.