GROUP JUSTIFICATION

These are reasons, accounts and explanations that are offered by a group to defend its actions and interests and to enhance the group's self-esteem. Can involve stereotyping and denigration of an outer group.

GROUP JUSTIFICATION: "The group justification are reasons for actions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROUP JUSTIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-justification/ (accessed October 20, 2021).
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