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The Social Identity Theory of Intergroup Behavior

The Social Identity Theory of Intergroup Behavior,H. Tajfel,J. C. Turner

The Social Identity Theory of Intergroup Behavior   (Citations: 1445)
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    • ...The theoretical model on which most ethnic identity measures are based is a blend of Erikson's (1950) psychosocial theory, which states that individuals consider various ideas or alternatives before committing to one or more of these, and social identity theory (Spears, 2011; Tajfel & Turner, 1986), which focuses on the attachments that people form to their social groups and on the group-related consequences (eg, discrimination or xenophobia) of these attachments for interactions with other people and groups (for recent reviews, see Phinney & Ong, 2007; Umaña-Taylor, 2011)...

    Seth J. Schwartzet al. The American Identity Measure: Development and Validation across Ethni...

    • ...This similarity of individuals with a shared context and shared “in-group” identity allows for the formulation of relationships that have a greater influence on each other (Tajfel & Turner, 1986)...

    Christopher M. Mascaroet al. The Daily Brew: The Structural Evolution of the Coffee Party on Facebo...

    • ...Drawing on social identity theory and several other related studies (e.g., Chattopadhyay, Tluchowska, & George, 2004; Dickens, 1999 ;H obman, Bordia, &G allois,2003; Kochan et al., 2003; Swann et al., 2004; Tajfel & Turner, 1986 ;T sui, Egan, &O ’Reilly, 1992), Ogbonna and Harris (2006: 383) argued that “the ‘business case’ for diversity and equality may provide the justification for not recruiting diverse groups since ...

    Ebrahim Soltaniet al. Tackling one-sidedness in equality and diversity research: Characteris...

    • ...According to the social identity approach, ingroups seek not only for differentiation from outgroups but for positive distinctiveness (Tajfel and Turner 1986; Turner 1975), striving for intergroup comparisons that favor their group over other groups...
    • ...Group membership has a strong impact on human behavior (Tajfel and Turner 1986; Turner 1975)...

    Matthias M. GrafSebastianet al. The Relationship Between Leaders’ Group-Oriented Values and Follower I...

    • ...This is consistent with social identity theory (Tajfel and Turner 1986); the tendency among men to see masculine leadership traits as important can be a reflection of their in-group bias—men like male traits because they define and retain their own social group...

    Janka I. StokerMandyet al. Factors Relating to Managerial Stereotypes: The Role of Gender of the ...

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