The Role of Almighty Prosocial behavior in De-Escalating Social Identity Crisis for National Development
Charles Okey Anazonwu, Ph.D
Kingsley Onyibo Nweke
Adannia Amalachukwu Dike-Aghanya
Chinenye Frances Ilona
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Keywords

almighty prosocial behavior
prosocial behavior
de-escalating national identity crisis
national development
Global identity scale

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AnazonwuC., NwekeK., Dike-AghanyaA., & IlonaC. (2018). The Role of Almighty Prosocial behavior in De-Escalating Social Identity Crisis for National Development. Nigerian Journal of Social Psychology, 1(1). Retrieved from https://nigerianjsp.com/index.php/NJSP/article/view/1
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Abstract

This study seeks to examine the role of almighty prosocial behavior and prosocial behavior in de-escalating national identity crisis for national development. Undergraduates comprising of 98male (53%) and female 85 (46.40%) age range 18 years to 31 years, with mean age 22.74 years and standard deviation 2.14 participated in the study. Two instruments were used for data collection, Global Identity Scale-10 (GIS-10) developed by Turken and Rudmin (2013) and revalidated by Nwafor, Obi-Nwosu, Atalor, and Okoye (2016) and almighty prosocial scale by (Anazonwu, 2016). The internal reliability of the Global identity scale in the present study was.76 Cronbach alpha, and that of the almighty prosocial measure was an experimental scale. The design of the study was within-group design and the statistics used for data management was paired t- test. Result showed that there was significant mean difference between almighty prosocial behavior and prosocial behavior at (t(182)= 15.49, p<.01). Mean score for Almighty prosocial thesis was 28.00 and standard deviation 21.484, while mean score for prosocial behavior was 13.50 and standard deviation 15.34. It was concluded that almighty prosocial behavior may be a vibrant factor in de-escalating national identity crisis and achieving national development. Recommendations are that parents should inculcate almighty prosocial teachings in their children at home and government should implement almighty prosocial behavior in all aspects of governance.

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