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Procedural group identification

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  • Dimitrov, Dinko
  • Sung, Shao Chin
  • Xu, Yongsheng

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In this paper we axiomatically characterize two recursive procedures for defining a social group.The first procedure starts with the set of all individuals who define themselves as members of the social group, while the starting point of the second procedure is the set of all individuals who are defined by everyone in the society as group members.Both procedures expand these initial sets by adding individuals who are considered to be appropriate group members by someone in the corresponding initial set, and continue inductively until there is no possibility of expansion any more.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

Volume (Year): 54 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 137-146

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Handle: RePEc:eee:matsoc:v:54:y:2007:i:2:p:137-146

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  1. Murat Çengelci & M. Sanver, 2010. "Simple Collective Identity Functions," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 68(4), pages 417-443, April.
  2. Dimitrov, Dinko & Puppe, Clemens, 2011. "Non-bossy social classification," Working Paper Series in Economics 23, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Department of Economics and Business Engineering.
  3. José Alcantud & Ritxar Arlegi, 2012. "An axiomatic analysis of ranking sets under simple categorization," SERIEs, Spanish Economic Association, vol. 3(1), pages 227-245, March.
  4. Nicolas Houy, 2006. "He said that he said that I am a J," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 4(4), pages 1-6.
  5. Stefano Vannucci, 2007. "Virtuous Circles and Contested Identities: on Collective Identification Procedures with Independent Qualified Certification," Department of Economics University of Siena 501, Department of Economics, University of Siena.
  6. Dinko Dimitrov & Thierry Marchant & Debasis Mishra, 2009. "Separability and aggregation of equivalence relations," Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers 09-06, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India.
  7. Nicolas, Houy, 2007. ""I want to be a J!": Liberalism in group identification problems," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 59-70, July.
  8. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:4:y:2006:i:4:p:1-6 is not listed on IDEAS
  9. Miller, Alan D., 2008. "Group identification," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 63(1), pages 188-202, May.
  10. repec:lmu:muenec:6431 is not listed on IDEAS

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