L2 Social Identity

G black is beautiful some forms forms of bilingualism

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Unformatted text preview: (e.g., “black is beautiful”, some forms forms of bilingualism) Social Social mobility (e.g., the American dream/learn the dominant dominant group language) The mechanism in SIT Intergroup Intergroup behavior results from a motive directed for positive identity directed and constrained by beliefs about intergroup status relations status relations. This motive for positive social identity plays out in the form of an intergroup struggle struggle for status. The The Minimal Group Paradigm: The Origins Origins of SIT Minimal groups: Trivial Trivial or random basis for group assignment No No prior history No selfNo self-interest Anonymity Anonymity Result: Result: people allocate more $ to their ‘group’ relative to the outgroup relative These numbers are rewards for: for: Person No. 5 No. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 (a Kandinsky member) Person No. 17 No. (a Klee member) 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 (1) (1) People categorize using the minimal categories provided (2) Identify with their category Choose a single vertical column of d...
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