Evaluate social identity theory


Social identity theory (SIT)


SIT is a theoretical framework developed by Tajfel and Turner (1979).


Social identity can be defined as the part of one’s self-concept based on the knowledge of membership in social group(s) in combination with the value and emotional significance attached to that membership.





Study to use: Howarth (2002)


Strengths of SIT:




Limitations of SIT: