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Social Identity : International Perspectives - Stephen Worchel

Social Identity

International Perspectives

By: Stephen Worchel (Editor), J. Francisco Morales (Editor), Dario Paez (Editor), Jean-Claude Deschamps (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st March 1998
ISBN: 9780761955245
Number Of Pages: 288

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Social identity and social categorization theories have offered some of the most exciting developments in social psychology - informing work on everything from intergroup relations to personal identity. This comprehensive book surveys the latest empirical and theoretical findings, alongside original contributions, to provide an invaluable overview of this important field.<P></P><P>The internationally-renowned contributors explore a broad range of psychosocial phenomena including intergroup discrimination, influence, group polarization, collective behaviour, impact of minorities, prejudice, stereotypes and leadership.</P>

Representations of Self and Group
Regarding the Relationship between Social Identity and Personal Identity
Social Representations in Personal Identity
The Personal-Social Interplay
Social-Cognitive Prospects on Identity and Self-Others Comparison
Self-We-Others Schemata and Social Identifications
Establishing Group Identity
A Developmental View of the Search for Group Identity
The Role of Prototypicality in Group Influence and Cohesion
Contextual Variation in the Graded Structure of Social Categories
Group Beliefs as an Expression of Social Identity
Social Identity and National Identity
Identity and Group/Intergroup Process
Social Identity and Intragroup Differentiation as Subjective Social Control
Categorization and Social Influence
Social Identity and Interpersonal Relationships
Social Identity and Aspects of Social Creativity
Shifting to New Dimensions of Intergroup Comparison
Mere Categorization and Competition
A Closer Look at Social Identity Theory and the Discontinuity Effect
The Impact of Culture On Identity and Categorization
Discrimination and Beliefs on Discrimination in Individualists and Collectivists
Constructing Social Identity
The Role of Status, Collective Values, Collective Self-Esteem, Perception and Social Behaviour
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ISBN: 9780761955245
ISBN-10: 0761955240
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st March 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.41

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