Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Opinion-based group membership as a predictor of collective emotional responses and support for pro- and anti-war action

Musgrove, Luke; McGarty, Craig

Description

Social identity theory, intergroup emotions theory (IET), and related approaches offer the potential to understand the social psychological aspects of collective behavior such as movements that protest against or argue for war. Social identification, however, tends to be a weak predictor of collective action intentions. We argue that in order to understand the fault lines of collective action it is useful to consider identification with opinion-based groups. We illustrate this in relation to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35978
Source: Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1027/1864-9335.39.1.37

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Musgrove_Opinion-based_group_membership_2008.pdf843.23 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator