Chapter Twenty-Three. Self-Concept and Identity

  1. Abraham Tesser and
  2. Norbert Schwarz
  1. Daphna Oyserman

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch23

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

How to Cite

Oyserman, D. (2001) Self-Concept and Identity, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes (eds A. Tesser and N. Schwarz), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210337

Online ISBN: 9780470998519

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Keywords:

  • social identities;
  • psychology;
  • motivational resource;
  • experimental research;
  • correlational research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defining the Self-concept

  • Assessing the Self-concept

  • Operating a Self-concept: The Self-concept in Action

  • Building a Self-concept: The Self-concept as Structure

  • Developing a Self-concept: The Self-concept as Cognitive Product

  • Constructing the Self: The Self-concept as Social Product

  • Having and Being a Self: The Self-concept in Sociocultural Context