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Henri Tajfel (1159)

Personality and social, philosophical and theoretical, psychological study of social issues
1919, Poland
1982, Bristol
Short Biography
Henri Tajfel (formerly Hersz Mordche) (22 June 1919 Włocławek, Poland – 3 May 1982 in Oxford, United Kingdom) was a British social psychologist, best known for his pioneering work on the cognitive aspects of prejudice and social identity theory, as well ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA Birkbeck College, London University, 1954
  • PhD Birkbeck College, London University
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Social Psychology University of Bristol
  • Supernumerary Fellow, Linacre College, Oxford
  • Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences
  • President, European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, 1969-72
  • Professor Extraordinarius, University of Leiden
  • Co-Editor, European Journal of Social Psychology
  • Editor, European Social Psychology Monographs
  • Editorial Board, European Studies in Social Psychology
Principal Publications
  • 1963 Classification and quantitative judgment. British Journal of Psychology, 54, 101-14 (with A. K. Wilkes).
  • 1969 Cognitive aspects of prejudice. Journal of Social Issues, 25, 79-97.
  • 1969 Social and cultural factors in perception. In G. Lindzey and E. Aronson (eds), Handbook of Social Psychology, vol. 3. Addison-Wesley 1970 Experiments in intergroup discrimination. Scientific American, 223, 96-102.
  • 1971 Social categorisation and intergroup behavior. European Journal of Social Psychology, 1, 149-177 (with C. Flament, M. G. Billig and R. F. Bundy).
  • 1972 La categorisation sociale. In S. Moscovici (ed.), Introduction ala Psychologie Sociale, vol. 1. Larousse.
  • 1972 Experiment in a vacuum. In J. Israel and H. Tajfel (eds), The Context of Social Psychology. Academic Press.
  • 1974 Social identity and intergroup behavior. Social Science Information, 13, 65-93.
  • 1977 (ed.) The Conte'x:t of Social Psychology. Academic Press (with J. Israel).
  • 1978 (ed.) Differentiation Between Social Groups: Studies in the Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations. Academic Press.
  • 1981 Social stereotypes and social groups. In J. C. Turner and H. Giles (eds), Intergroup Behavior. Blackwell.
  • 1982 Human Groups and Social Categories. Cambridge University Press, Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme.
  • 1984 The Social Dimension: European Developments in Social Psychology, vols 1 and 2. Cambridge University Press, Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme.