Conceptualizing and Measuring Social Identity and Social Participation

  • Bing Wang
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The relationship between individuals and groups/society has always been an important research subject in the fields of sociology and social psychology. The occurrence of social identity research initially promoted studies on this field in term of the concept. Studies on social identity not only help us better understand the deep interactive relations between individuals and groups/society but also provide a basis for the explanation of some social phenomena (such as social perception, attitude, attribution, prejudice, social impact, group cohesiveness, cooperative relationship, collective behavior and social mobility) (Augoustinos et al. 2006).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing Wang
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  1. 1.BeijingChina

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