DSE212 Key Terms 1

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  1. Social identity theory
    • Henri Tajfel
    • Ingroups (parent, friend, wife)
    • Outgroups
    • Self esteem
    • Social mobility (Black is beautiful, Ghandi)

    • Importance
    • Prejudice (blue eyes/brown eyes study)
  2. Social constructionism
    • No single theorist
    • World understanding through social relations
    • Cultural context
    • Identities fluid
    • Constructed in social interactions
    • Language important (terrorist/freedom fighter)
    • Qualitative methods
    • Social and cultural context in creating peoples perspectives
    • Kenneth Gergen (pen/computer)

    • Importance
    • New perspective
    • Modern interest re: qualitatitve
  3. Embodiment
    • Body = important to identity
    • Effect on every aspect of lives
    • Body project
    • Important re: identity theories

    • Importance
    • Disability
  4. Minimal groups
    • Random allocation group
    • Particpants allocated superficial minimal
    • Henri Tajfel – tested SIT re: ingroup/outgroup

    • Importance
    • Evidence re: poss prejudice cause
    • Implications re: reducing prejudice
  5. Core identity
    • Central identity
    • Eriksen’s Psychosocial theory of identity
    • Internal self remains stable
    • Continuity with the past
    • Identity is not rigidly fixed
    • Eight stages of development
    • Normative crises = modify our core identity
    • Controversial re: fixed

    • Importance
    • Important in psychosocial theory
    • Important issue of debate
    • Not shared by other identity theories

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