Social identities facilitate and encapsulate action-relevant constructs

  title={Social identities facilitate and encapsulate action-relevant constructs},
  author={Emma F. Thomas and Kenneth I. Mavor and Craig McGarty},
  journal={Group Processes \& Intergroup Relations},
  pages={75 - 88}
Three studies explore the recently elaborated social identity model of collective action (SIMCA) and an alternative, the encapsulated model of social identity in collective action (EMSICA). These models both afford a central role to the function of social identities in promoting collective action, through affective reactions to injustice and group efficacy, but in different ways. Combined analyses of three samples (N = 305) using multigroup structural equation modelling showed that both SIMCA… 

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