Influences of Psychological Sense of Community on Voluntary Helping and Prosocial Action

Allen M. Omoto, Mark Snyder

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Psychology of Prosocial Behavior
Subtitle of host publicationGroup Processes, Intergroup Relations, and Helping
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages223-243
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781405178815
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 6 2009

Keywords

  • Broad conceptualization and sense of community-promoting civic participation
  • Community and volunteer process
  • Community as process and psychological sense of community
  • Psychological sense of community and helping and volunteerism
  • Psychological sense of community influence
  • Psychological sense of community on voluntary helping and prosocial action
  • Successful community members as models of upward social comparison
  • Understanding helping behavior for effective social programs
  • Volunteer Process Model-volunteerism as a process unfolding over time
  • Volunteer process embedded in community context

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