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Chapter 10: The Individual within the Group: Respect!
Respect (Ali G.)
I don't get no respect (R. Dangerfield)
In this chapter we use the concept of respect to address questions of the “individual within the group”, and reveal its intrinsic relation to the “group within the individual”. In the process we try to demonstrate the group basis for the fundamental need to belong (Baumeister & Leary, 1995). We use this issue to address the major (meta)theoretical themes of this volume and argue that the (relative) failure of the social identity tradition to tackle the question of the individual within the group is ironically partly a legacy of its success in addressing the group within the individual. We propose that research ...