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Social identities facilitate and encapsulate action-relevant constructs: A test of the social identity model of collective action

Thomas, Emma; Mavor, Kenneth; McGarty, Craig


Three studies explore the recently elaborated social identity model of collective action (SIMCA) and an alternative, the encapsulated model of social identity in collective action (EMSICA). These models both afford a central role to the function of social identities in promoting collective action, through affective reactions to injustice and group efficacy, but in different ways. Combined analyses of three samples (N = 305) using multigroup structural equation modelling showed that both SIMCA...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
DOI: 10.1177/1368430211413619


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