One of the most widely applied approaches to studying identity in social psychology is guided by the framework of social identity theory
, which asserts that one's self-concept is comprised of both individual and social identities (Tajfel & Turner, 1979, 1986).
Derived from social identity theory
, ethno-linguistic identity theory
explains why members of a bilingual group continue to use a non-mainstream language rather than use the mainstream language exclusively (Giles, Bourhis & Taylor, 1977; Giles & Johnson, 1987).
Indeed, many literary critics now broaden the scope of narrative identity theory
to include not only the stories that an individual tells herself (and often to others), but also particular stories that society privileges.
Design/methodology/approach: This correlational study used the Social Identity Theory
as its underpinning theory.
Editors Pierce, Russell, Maldonado, and Campbell present readers with a collection of scholarly articles examining the application of contemporary identity theory
to the field of archaeological research.
According to social identity theory
, people categorize themselves according to various social stratifications (Tajfel and Turner: 1985).
Developing group identity measures guided by social identity theory
Cvencek, Greenwald, and Meltzoff (2012) renamed this the balanced identity theory
(BIT), according to which implicit attitudes can be formed or changed by manipulating the identification between a target concept and the self, as is shown in the implicit partisanship effect.
derives an emphasis on identity theory
and notions of relationality as the basis for a more integrated and flexible understanding of religious sameness and difference.
This paper will present a theoretical framework, based on identity theory
that will assist educators in understanding university attrition and engagement at the level of the individual.
Building on social identity theory
, entrepreneurial and strategy research, this project adopt mainly a demand-oriented approach.
By developing and utilizing the concept of Representational Identity Theory
, Brown illuminates the variations of experiences that exist among this group.