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Social Groups and Identities: Developing the Legacy of Henri Tajfel

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This collection brings together the latest ideas of a distinguished set of authors, all of whom worked with Henri Tajfel in Bristol. Each has been profoundly influenced by Tajfel, an influence which has encouraged a diversity of approaches, as well as the development of social identity theory itself. Students, academics and professionals will find in this book the living debate around the developing ideas which are Tajfel's legacy. It is also a fitting tribute to Henri Tajfel, which acknowledges and builds on his...
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Overview

This collection brings together the latest ideas of a distinguished set of authors, all of whom worked with Henri Tajfel in Bristol. Each has been profoundly influenced by Tajfel, an influence which has encouraged a diversity of approaches, as well as the development of social identity theory itself. Students, academics and professionals will find in this book the living debate around the developing ideas which are Tajfel's legacy. It is also a fitting tribute to Henri Tajfel, which acknowledges and builds on his major contribution to social psychology in Europe.\

Collected papers expounding his social theories incl. group identity, intragroup process, power relations, social change

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750630832
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/5/1998
  • Series: Social Psychology Series
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Henri Tajfel: An Introduction 1
1 Social Identity, Interdependence and the Social Group: A Reply to Rabbie et al. 25
2 Intragroup Processes, Group Structure and Social Identity 65
3 The Categorization Process: Cognition and the Group in the Social Psychology of Stereotyping 95
4 Accentuation Revisited 121
5 Social Identity, Self as Structure and Self as Process 143
6 Tajfel's Contribution to the Reduction of Intergroup Conflict 169
7 Power: An Essay in Honour of Henri Tajfel 191
8 "Let the Wheelchair Through!": An Intergroup Approach to Interability Communication 215
9 Children and Racism: Beyond the Value of the Dolls... 249
10 Constructing Social Identities: The Individual/Social Binary in Henri Tajfel's Social Psychology 269
11 Social Identity and Time 285
12 Social Identity and Social Change: Rethinking the Context of Social Psychology 317
13 Remembering the Particular Background of Social Identity Theory 337
Postscript 359
Bibliography of publications of Henri Tajfel 363
Author Index 371
Subject Index 381
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