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Henri Tajfel (1158)

Interests
Personality and social, philosophical and theoretical, psychological study of social issues
Nationality
Polish
Born
1919, Poland
Died
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
Education
  • 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.