Social Identity Theory

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  • Social Identity Theory
    • Prejudice
      • Negative thoughts towards someone/ a group
    • Discrimination
      • Behavioural expression of prejudice
    • Tajfel
    • Groups = prejudice
      • Low self esteem = prejudice
    • 3 Components of grouping
      • Social Categorisation
      • Social Identification
      • Social Comparison
    • Evaluation
      • Supporting Evidence = Tajfel
      • Explains real life behaviour = riots
      • Too Simplistic = historical relationships
      • Dispositional factors = upbringing or personality

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