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Deviance as adherence to injunctive group norms: The overlooked role of social identification in deviance

Crane, Monique; Platow, Michael


We currently report three studies investigating group members' expressions of dissatisfaction and discontent with the behaviour and attitudes of their in-group members. Our analysis examines the context in which group members will deviate from actual group member behaviour. We argue that highly identifying group members will challenge fellow group member behaviour when that group member behaviour is perceived to violate injunctive group norms. Further, we predicted that high identifiers would...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1348/014466609X481416


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