GROUP TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR

Term for tendency of ethnic and other groups to establish and then defend separate areas. Seen in neighbourhoods of large cities, street gangs and families where a person will want that chair and no other.

GROUP TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR: "In group territorial behaviour Joe always sat in the red chair."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROUP TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-territorial-behavior/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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