Political Behavior

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 49–60

Is group memebership a prerequisite for group identification?

  • Jeffrey W. Koch


The purpose of this research is to examine the theoretical considerations and empirical evidence for the operationalization of an important concept. I attempt to determine if group membership is a necessary condition for group identification and discuss the role of group identifications for translating political interests into political preferences.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey W. Koch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceState University of New YorkGeneseo

Personalised recommendations