A Framework for Explaining Aggression Involving Groups

@inproceedings{Meier2007AFF,
  title={A Framework for Explaining Aggression Involving Groups},
  author={Brian P. Meier and Verlin B. Hinsz and Sarah R. Heimerdinger},
  year={2007}
}
Aggression involving groups (versus individuals) can be particularly severe (e.g., hazings). Although an impressive amount of experimental research on the aggression of individuals exists, relatively less experimental research on aggression involving groups exists. We use existing theories of aggression and the available research to present a framework of aggression when groups are involved. We propose a provisional model that suggests that the extent of aggression to be committed depends on… CONTINUE READING

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