How can individual identity fall under the influence of collective identity?

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Mead further suggested that an individual’s identity can become part of collective identity by adopting the rules, attitudes, and norms of the ‘generalized other’ (Mead, 2009). This is referred to as the ‘game’ where the collective identity emerges (Mead, 2009). By taking the attitudes of the ‘generalized other,’ an individual is seen as a member of that society and will remain so long as he/she allows the attitudes of the other to impact on his/her expression and actions (Mead, 2009). This form of collective identity can be seen in...
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