Social Identity and Intergroup Relations by Henri TajfelSocial Identity and Intergroup Relations by Henri Tajfel

Social Identity and Intergroup Relations

EditorHenri Tajfel

Paperback | June 24, 2010

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This study of intergroup relations remained for long on the periphery of mainstream social psychology. However, fresh research and thinking did much to overcome this neglect of one of the fundamental issues of our time, so that it became a clearly visible and major trend of research within European social psychology. Originally published in 1982, this book represented some of the facets of these developments, and aimed to provoke further discussion of important empirical and theoretical issues. The contributors examine the relations between social groups and their conflicts, the role played in these conflicts by the individuals' affiliation with their groups and the psychological processes responsible for the formation of groups. This book discusses key issues which will be of interest to students, teachers and researchers in social psychology and all related disciplines concerned with a better understanding of social conflict and intergroup attitudes and our social reality.
Title:Social Identity and Intergroup RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:546 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.22 inPublished:June 24, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521153654

ISBN - 13:9780521153652


Table of Contents

Contributors; Preface Henri Tajfel; Introduction Henri Tajfel; Part I. The Cognitive Construction of Groups: 1. Towards a cognitive redefinition of the social group John C. Turner; 2. The determination of collective behaviour Stephen Reicher; 3. Social identity and relations of power between groups Jean-Claude Deschamps; 4. Intergroup relations and attribution process Miles Hewstone and J. M. F. Jaspars; Part II. The Dynamics of Interaction Between Groups: Experimental Studies: 5. Perceived illegitimacy and intergroup relations Brian Caddick; 6. The battle for acceptance: an investigation into the dynamics of intergroup behaviour Rupert J. Brown and Gordon F. Ross; 7. Power and intergroup discrimination Sik Hung Ng; 8. Cross-cultural studies of minimal groups: implications for the social identity theory of intergroup relations Margaret Wetherell; 9. Individuality and membership in the intergroup system Murray Horwitz and Jacob M. Rabbie; Part III. Contexts of Social Identity: Ethnicity and Social Differentials: 10. Intergroup conflict in Northern Ireland Ed Cairns; 11. Problems of identity and social conflict: research on ethnic groups in Italy Dora Capozza, Emiliana Bonaldo and Alba Di Maggio; 12. Intergroup relations, ethnic identity and self-evaluation in Indonesia J. M. F. Jaspars and Suwarsih Warnaen; 13. The Swedish-speaking Finns: a case study of ethnolinguistic identity Karmela Liebkind; 14. Intergroup perceptions in British higher education: a field study Richard Y. Bourhis and Peter Hill; 15. Open conflict and the dynamics of intergroup negotiations Claude Louche; Part IV. Conclusion: 16. Instrumentality, identity and social comparisons Henri Tajfel; Subject index; Author index.