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Social identities and divisions in contemporary Britain

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Social identities and divisions have been around since social identity theory, which was brought to the fore of sociological thinking by Tajfel in 1979. McLeod (2019) gives us a summary of Tajfel’s proposition for social identity theory — that social identities are used both as a source of pride for members of the same group and as a way to enhance self-perception by othering and minimalising…

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