Social Identity Processes: Trends in Theory and Research (Paperback)

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This landmark work offers a tour of the latest developments in Social Identity Theory from the leading scholars in the field. First proposed by Tajfel and Turner in 1979, Social Identity Theory has proved enormously influential in stimulating new theory and research, and in its application to social problems. The field is developing apace and important new lines of work have opened up in the past few years. The three sections of the book cover: theoretical contributions to the field; recent empirical assessments of key elements of the theory; and applications of Social Identity Theory to bring about changes in problematic intergroup relationships.

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Publisher Sage Publications (CA)
Mfg Part# 9780761960867
SKU 31082555
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0761960864
Release Date 4/16/2007
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Editors Note This landmark work offers a tour of the latest developments in Social Identity Theory from the world's leading scholars in the field. First proposed by Tajfel and Turner in 1979, Social Identity Theory has proved enormously influential in stimulating new theory and research, and in its application to social problems. The field is developing apace and important new lines of work have opened up in the past few years. This volume represents the best of these new trends, bringing together contributions from the foremost scholars in the field of intergroup relations. The three major sections of the book cover theoretical contributions to the field; recent empirical assessments of key elements of the theory; and applications of Social Identity Theory to bring about changes in problematic intergroup relationships.The book is essential reading for all researchers, graduate students and advanced undergraduates in Social Identity Theory.
Editors Note 1 This landmark work offers a tour of the latest developments in Social Identity Theory from the leading scholars in the field. First proposed by Tajfel and Turner in 1979, Social Identity Theory has proved enormously influential in stimulating new theory and research, and in its application to social problems. The field is developing apace and important new lines of work have opened up in the past few years. The three sections of the book cover: theoretical contributions to the field; recent empirical assessments of key elements of the theory; and applications of Social Identity Theory to bring about changes in problematic intergroup relationships.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Sage Publications (CA)
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