L2 Social Identity

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Unformatted text preview: ollars. Amount Reward for Person No. _____ (a Kandinsky member) No. Reward for Person No. _____ (a Klee member) No. MGP explanation: (3) Compare with the outgroup in terms of $ ______ ______ (4) Positive distinctiveness (i.e., positive identity) created through giving relatively more $ to the ingroup. ingroup. 2 In In Real Groups this Psychological Process Groups Interacts with Beliefs About Intergroup Status Relations Relations to Produce Belief Structures Social Identification? Legitimacy of status relation? Stability of status relation? Permeability of group boundaries? Republicans vs. Democrats? Identification with political party (very high) How stable is that status? (lowish/threatened) (lowish/threatened) How legitimate is that status? (legitimate (legitimate if winning, illegitimate if losing) How permeable are group boundaries? Social Beliefs & Pre-Conditions PreSocial Social Competition Compete Compete over power/prestige/status High identification, illegitimate and/or unstable status, and nonnon-permeable boundaries Social Social Creativity Avoid Avoid competition, “create” positive identity by other means High High identification, legitimate and/or stable status, and nonnonpermeable boundaries (not (not really) Social Social Mobility Result social competition to maintain the social order order (i.e., stereotyping & discrimination) Answers for Lecture 2: “social identity theory”: 1). 1). What forms of intergroup behavior is SIT designed designed to explain? 2) Wh 2). What is the mechanism that drives intergroup th th behavior? behavior? Gain Gain status by personally joining a dominant group Low identification, legitimate and/or stable status, and permeable permeable boundaries Question 1: Even if you aren’t going to write about this question, spend a little time thinking about it (at least 10 minutes) Why Why are people prejudiced? 3). 3). How does this mechanism lead to intergroup behavior? 3...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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