TEDZHFEL Henry( English psychologist)
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Biography TEDZHFEL Henry
(1920-1982) - English psychologist. Become well-known theory of social identity and intergroup relations research. T. Great credit is due to the consolidation of Western European social psychologists in the 60 - 70-ies. in determining the European paradigm in the development of social psychology, to-heaven on a number of important methodological points opposed to American concepts of. According to T., I-concept of personality can be represented as a cognitive system to regulate all forms of social behavior. It includes two major subsystems: personal identity and group identity. The first relates to self-determination rights in terms of its physical, intellectual and moral traits. Second - in terms of the sum of its group membership - ethnic, social, vocational, and t. d. Accessories. The shift from personal identity to the group in the consciousness of corresponding shift from interpersonal forms of social interaction to intergroup forms and vice versa. An important aspect of the concept T. an analysis of four interrelated cognitive processes (social categorization, social identification, social comparison, and intergroup discrimination) that underlie the formation of both personal and social identity. Emphasis T. paid intergroup behaviors, including inter-group conflict, tension and cognitive determinants of prejudice in relations between groups. Key provisions of the concept of social identity have been used to explain and study the large-scale social processes - inter-ethnic conflicts, linguistic differentiation, social justice, etc.. ( 'Social identity and intergroup relations', 1982).