Chapter Seven. The Social Identity Perspective in Intergroup Relations: Theories, Themes, and Controversies

  1. Rupert Brown and
  2. Samuel L. Gaertner
  1. John C. Turner and
  2. Katherine J. Reynolds

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch7

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

How to Cite

Turner, J. C. and Reynolds, K. J. (2008) The Social Identity Perspective in Intergroup Relations: Theories, Themes, and Controversies, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes (eds R. Brown and S. L. Gaertner), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210627

Online ISBN: 9780470693421

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Keywords:

  • intergroup relations;
  • self-categorization theory;
  • social stereotyping;
  • ingroup bias;
  • personal identities

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Theories: Similarities and Differences

  • Themes and Controversies

  • Social Identity: Implications and Future Directions

  • Conclusion

  • References