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Human Groups and Social Categories : Studies in Social Psychology - Henri Tajfel

Human Groups and Social Categories

Studies in Social Psychology

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Published: 22nd June 1981
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First published in 1981, this volume presents studies on the social psychology of the relations and conflicts between social groups. Henri Tajfel played a central role in the development of social psychology in Europe, both in his own research and in his sponsorship of other European research. He has been particularly influential through his publications on various aspects of inter-group behaviour and a good deal of what he has written remains dispersed in a large number of different publications. This book presents a synthesis of some of this work, edited and structured to demonstrate its continuity and its cumulative importance. The book will be indispensable for social psychologists and should interest a wide range of political and social scientists.

Acknowledgements
Foreword
The development of a perspective
Social Psychology and Social Processes: Introduction
Experiments in a vacuum
Individuals and groups ion social psychology
From Perceptual Judgement to Social Stereotypes: Introduction
The importance of exagerrating
Differences and similarities: some contexts of judgement
Cognitive aspects of prejudice
Social stereotypes and social groups
Insiders and Outsiders: Introduction
The experience of prejudice
The beginnings of ethnocentrism
Children's international perspectives
Intergroup Conflict: Introduction
The attributes of intergroup behaviour
Social categorization, social identity and social comparison
The achievement of group differentiation
Exit and voice in intergroup relations
The social psychology of minorities
References
Indeces
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ISBN: 9780521280730
ISBN-10: 0521280737
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 22nd June 1981
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.56