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: