Attitude-behavior relations: social identity and group membership
Terry, Deborah J. , Hogg, Michael A. , & White, Katherine M. (2000) Attitude-behavior relations: social identity and group membership. In Terry, Deborah J. & Hogg, Michael A. (Eds.) Attitudes, behavior, and social context: The role of norms and group membership. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ, US, pp. 67-93.
This chapter begins with a review of previous perspectives and research on the role of social norms in attitude-behavior relations. The authors then discuss limitations of this previous research and describe how the impact of social norms on attitude-behavior relations can be reconceptualized on the basis of social identity theory and self-categorization theory. It concludes with a discussion of the results of a number of recent studies--conducted in both field and laboratory settings--that support the perspective that attitude-behavior consistency is strengthened if a person's attitudes are supported by a congruent ingroup norm.
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Social and Community Psychology (170113)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright Lawrence Erlbaum Associates|
|Deposited On:||25 May 2007|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:49|
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