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Title: Henri Tajfel
Authors: Billig, Michael
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: John Wiley
Citation: BILLIG, M., 2017. Henri Tajfel. IN: Turner, B.S. ... et al (eds.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/9781118430873
Abstract: Henri Tajfel (1919-1981) was an influential social psychologist who explored the cognitive aspects of prejudice. He conducted experiments to demonstrate how categorization affected perceptual judgement and he conducted the original minimal group experiments showing how people would identify with artificial, meaningless groups. He formulated Social Identity Theory, which has had a major impact on contemporary social psychology and he was a key figure in establishing the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology.
Description: This item is closed access.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1002/9781118430873
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17957
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118430873
ISBN: 1118430867
9781118430866
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