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Identity Theory
An overview of social identity theory, self-categorization theory and identity control theory.
# 121081 | 1,500 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory)


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This paper discusses key concepts of identity theory including social identity theory, self-categorization theory and identity control theory. The paper formulates a new theory of identity that would integrate various theories.

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"The following presents the formulation of an identity theory. Key concepts from identity theories such as social identity theory, self-categorization theory and identity control theory are discussed. These concepts are integrated and elaborated on to formulate a new theory of identity. Social identity theory and self-categorization theory postulate that group behaviors are formulated from cognitive representations of the self as it applies to membership in a shared social group. Within this theory, the self and the whole..."

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Identity Theory (2008, December 01) Retrieved June 07, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/identity-theory-121081/

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"Identity Theory" 01 December 2008. Web. 07 June. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/identity-theory-121081/>

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