Who is this "We"? Levels of collective identity and self representations.

  title={Who is this "We"? Levels of collective identity and self representations.},
  author={Marilynn B. Brewer and Wendi L. Gardner},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
Cross-cultural perspectives have brought renewed interest in the social aspects of the self and the extent to which individuals define themselves in terms of their relationships to others and to social groups. This article provides a conceptual review of research and theory of the social self, arguing that the personal, relational, and collective levels of self-definition represent distinct forms of selfrepresentation with different origins, sources of self-worth, and social motivations. A set… Expand

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