Social Identity Theory

Social Identity Theory

Pearls of Wisdom
Updated Jun 12, 2019

Course Overview

Introduces Tajfel and Turner’s Theory of Social Identity. It explains the natural human trait of grouping things together to explain how we all look to identify with different groups, and our desire for that group to be compared favourably with other groups.

Learning Outcomes

  • List the stages associated with Social Identity Theory
  • State what is meant by in-groups and outgroups