Social identity theory
Social identity is the part of a person's Self Concept that is made from their membership in a social group.
Social Identity theory tries to explain inter-group behaviors as a result of...
- difference in status within the group
- legitimacy and stability of the status differences
- ability to move to another group
- Ingroup Favoritism
- Help other people in the group
- Reluctance to bet against the group even if they are negatively affected by it.