chapter  4
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Extending the self in space and time: Social identification and existential concerns

WithEmanuele Castano, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt, Maria Paola Paladino, Andrea Carnaghi

The concept of social identity is most influential in modern social psychological theory. A distinctive outcome of the European tradition, it has helped the discipline in one of its most important challenges, namely in modeling the relationship between the individual and the social group.