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Social Identity and Social Cognition



Social Identity and Social Cognition

Dominic Abrams (Editor), Michael A. Hogg (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-20643-9 March 1999 Wiley-Blackwell 432 Pages


In recent years there has been a rapprochement between the traditionally opposing theories of North American social cognition and European social identity theory.
List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Contributors.

Preface and Acknowledgments.

1. Social Identity and Social Cognition: Historical Background and Current Trends: Michael Hogg and Dominic Abrams.

2. Integrating Social Identity and Social Cognition: A Framework for Bridging Diverse Perspectives: Don Operario and Susan T. Fiske.

3. Social Categorization and Social Context: Is Stereotype Change a Matter of Information or of Meaning? Penelope J. Oakes, S. Alexander Haslam and Katherine J. Reynolds.

4. Perceived Entitativity and the Social Identity Value of Group Memberships: Steven J. Sherman and David L. Hamilton.

5. Perceiving and Responding to Multiply Categorizable Individuals: Cognitive Processes and Affective Intergroup Bias: Theresa K. Vescio, Miles Hewstone, Richard J. Crisp and J. Mark Rubin.

6. Exploring Automatic Stereotype Activation: A Challenge to the Inevitability of Prejudice: Lorella Lepore and Rupert Brown.

7. Stereotyping, Processing Goals, and Social Identity: Inveterate and Fugacious Characteristics of Stereotypes: Vance Locke and Iain Walker.

8. Affective and Cognitive Implications of a Group Becoming Part of the Self: New Models of Prejudice and of the Self-Concept: Eliot R. Smith.

9. Social Identity, Social Cognition and the Self: The Flexibility and Stability of Self-Categorization: Dominic Abrams.

10. Implicit Self-Esteem: Shelly D. Farnham and Anthony G. Greenwald.

11. Joining Groups to Reduce Uncertainty: Subjective Uncertainty Reduction and Group Identification: Michael A. Hogg and Barbara A. Mullin.

12. Group Membership, Social Identity, and Attitudes: Deborah J. Terry, Michael A. Hogg, and Julie M. Duck.

13. Social Identity and Persuasion: Reconsidering the Role of Group Membership: Dean van Knippenberg.

14. Majority and Minority Influence: The Interactions of Social Identity and Social Cognition Mediators: Diane M. Mackie and Sarah B. Hunter.


Subject Index.

Name Index.

"Social Identity and Social Cognition demonstrates compellingly how cross-communication between different theoretical perspectives can inform and enrich social psychological theory. Each of the contributing authors to this volume has taken seriously their task of integrating insights from the social identity and social cognition traditions, with the result that each chapter contributes something new to both literatures." Professor Marilynn B. Brewer, Ohio State University
* Exists as the first examination of the two major social psychology paradigms.
* Brings together many classic and important papers in the field.