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Social Identity
International Perspectives

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May 1998 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In recent years, social identity and social categorization theories have offered some of the most exciting developments in social psychologyùinforming work on everything from intergroup relations to personal identity. This comprehensive and wide ranging book surveys the latest empirical and theoretical findings, alongside original contributions, to provide an invaluable overview of this important field. Bringing together an international cast list of contributors, Social Identity explores a broad range of psychosocial phenomena including intergroup discrimination, influence, group polarization, collective behavior, impact of minorities, prejudice, stereotypes, and leadership. The book maps some of the key debates in contemporary social psychology. It will be essential reading for academics and students in psychology and related fields.

 
PART ONE: REPRESENTATIONS OF SELF AND GROUP
Jean-Claude Deschamps and Thierry Devos
Regarding the Relationship between Social Identity and Personal Identity
Willem Doise
Social Representations in Personal Identity
Carmencita Serino
The Personal-Social Interplay
Social-Cognitive Prospects on Identity and Self-Others Comparison

 
Maria Jarymowicz
Self-We-Others Schemata and Social Identifications
 
PART TWO: ESTABLISHING GROUP IDENTITY
Stephen Worchel
A Developmental View of the Search for Group Identity
Penelope Oakes, S Alexander Haslam and John C Turner
The Role of Prototypicality in Group Influence and Cohesion
Contextual Variation in the Graded Structure of Social Categories

 
Daniel Bar-Tal
Group Beliefs as an Expression of Social Identity
Jos[ac]e Miguel Salazar
Social Identity and National Identity
 
PART THREE: IDENTITY AND GROUP/INTERGROUP PROCESS
Jos[ac]e M Marques, Dar[ac]io P[ac]aez and Dominic Abrams
Social Identity and Intragroup Differentiation as Subjective Social Control
Juan Antonio P[ac]erez and Gabriel Mugny
Categorization and Social Influence
Miguel Moya
Social Identity and Interpersonal Relationships
Steve Hinkle et al
Social Identity and Aspects of Social Creativity
Shifting to New Dimensions of Intergroup Comparison

 
Stephen M Drigotas, Chester Insko and John Schopler
Mere Categorization and Competition
A Closer Look at Social Identity Theory and the Discontinuity Effect

 
 
PART FOUR: THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON IDENTITY AND CATEGORIZATION
J Francisco Morales, Mercedes L[ac]opez-S[ac]aez and Laura Vega
Discrimination and Beliefs on Discrimination in Individualists and Collectivists
Dar[ac]io P[ac]aez et al
Constructing Social Identity
The Role of Status, Collective Values, Collective Self-Esteem, Perception and Social Behaviour

 

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