An organizing framework for collective identity: articulation and significance of multidimensionality.

@article{Ashmore2004AnOF,
  title={An organizing framework for collective identity: articulation and significance of multidimensionality.},
  author={Richard D. Ashmore and Kay Deaux and Tracy McLaughlin-Volpe},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={80-114}
}
The authors offer a framework for conceptualizing collective identity that aims to clarify and make distinctions among dimensions of identification that have not always been clearly articulated. Elements of collective identification included in this framework are self-categorization, evaluation, importance, attachment and sense of interdependence, social embeddedness, behavioral involvement, and content and meaning. For each element, the authors take note of different labels that have been used… CONTINUE READING
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