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Betrayal

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Betrayal occurs when a social actor violates an established rule or expectation underlying cooperative behavior. Social actors can be thought of as individuals, entities such as organizations, or even nation-states. Social actors cooperate with each other to accomplish a ...

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