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Factors influence level of identification within group

What kinds of factors influence level of identification with a group? What kinds of factors make a group membership irrelevant?

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According to the social identity theory and self-categorization theory, an individual is influenced to become involved in a group depends on the context (Fiske, 2010). There are many different types of groups. Social groups have to meet some of the needs of the individual. There has to be a reason or desire to become involved. For example, I'm a member of a ...

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What kinds of factors influence level of identification with a group? What kinds of factors make a group membership irrelevant?

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