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Introduction to Advancing Theory, Measurement, and Research in Identity Theory

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For more than 50 years, social psychologists have been investigating a central aspect of the self: one’s identity. This volume presents recent advances in identity theory, a prominent and active theory in sociological social psychology. Identity theory has proven to be a versatile framework for explaining the sources of identities, and how identities develop and operate within individuals and groups, including their influence on thoughts, feelings, and behavior (Burke & Stets, 2022; Serpe & Stryker, 2011).

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Stets, J.E., Reichelmann, A.V., Kiecolt, K.J. (2023). Introduction to Advancing Theory, Measurement, and Research in Identity Theory. In: Stets, J.E., Reichelmann, A.V., Kiecolt, K.J. (eds) Advancing Identity Theory, Measurement, and Research. Frontiers in Sociology and Social Research, vol 10. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32986-9_1

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