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Culture and Group Processes

Masaki Yuki and Marilynn Brewer


Human beings are adapted for group living. Groups have a wide range of adaptive functions for individuals, including both material benefits of mutual aid and collective action, and subjective psychological benefits of affiliation and social identity. Thus, understanding how groups form and function is crucial to our understanding of social psychological processes of human beings. Recent development of cultural psychology, however, has uncovered that culture plays crucial roles in group processes: patterns of group behavior and underlying psychological processes are shaped within specific cultu ... More

Keywords: Culture, group process, collectivism, social identity, situated cognition, group cognition

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199985463
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985463.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Masaki Yuki, editor
Hokkaido University

Marilynn Brewer, editor
Ohio State University

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1 Culture and Group Processes

Marilynn B. Brewer, and Masaki Yuki

Part One Culture and Basic Group Processes

2 Essentialism and Entitativity Across Cultures

Nick Haslam, Elise Holland, and Minoru Karasawa

3 Intergroup Comparison and Intragroup Relationships

Masaki Yuki, and Kosuke Takemura

5 Culture, Group Processes, and Trust

Letty Y-Y. Kwan, and Ying-yi Hong

Part Two Culture and Intragroup Processes

6 Outlier Nation

Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, and Eric Luis Uhlmann

7 Culture, Group Processes, and Creativity

Chenchen Li, Letty Y-Y. Kwan, Shyhnan Liou, and Chi-yue Chiu

8 How Does Culture Matter?

Mary E. Zellmer-Bruhn, and Cristina B. Gibson

Part Three Culture and Intergroup Processes

11 Culture and the Contagion of Conflict

Tiane L. Lee, Michele J. Gelfand, and Garriy Shteynberg

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