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Language, Discourse and Social Psychology / Edition 1
     

Language, Discourse and Social Psychology / Edition 1

by A. Weatherall, B. Watson, C. Gallois
 

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ISBN-10: 1403995958

ISBN-13: 9781403995957

Pub. Date: 03/26/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Language and communication are central features of social behaviour. So, it is somewhat surprising that the social psychological study of this area has a relatively short history. In this book a leading group of scholars overview the history, theories and methods of the field, and showcase the latest developments in cutting-edge empirical work.

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Language and communication are central features of social behaviour. So, it is somewhat surprising that the social psychological study of this area has a relatively short history. In this book a leading group of scholars overview the history, theories and methods of the field, and showcase the latest developments in cutting-edge empirical work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403995957
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/26/2007
Series:
Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface Preface Notes on Contributors Introduction: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Language and Discourse in Social Psychology; A.Weatherall, C.Gallois & B.M.Watson PART 1: LANGUAGE, ACCOMMODATION AND INTERCULTURAL ENCOUNTERS Language, Ethnicity and Intergroup Relations; R.Y.Bourhis, S.El-Geledi & I.Sachdev Three Variations on the Social Psychology of Bilinguality: Context Effects in Motivation, Usage and Identity; R.Clément, K.A.Noels & P.D.MacIntyre PART 2: LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE IN INSTITUTIONAL TALK Communication, Health and Aging: Promoting Empowerment; M.Y.Savundranayagam, E.B.Ryan & M.L.Hummert Language, Discourse, and Communication About Health and Illness: Intergroup Relations, Role and Emotional Support; B.M.Watson & C.Gallois Communication Accommodation: Law Enforcement and the Public; H.Giles, C.Hajek, V.Barker, M-C.Lin, Y.B.Zhang, M.L.Hummert & M.Chernikoff Anderson Discursive Psychology: Mind and Reality in Practice; J.Potter & A.Hepburn PART 3: GENDER AND SEXUALITY Gender and Communication in Controlled Studies; T.Murachver & A.Janssen Conversation Analysis, Gender and Sexuality; S.Wilkinson & C.Kitzinger PART 4: DISCOURSE, RHETORIC AND POLITICS Contemporary Racist Discourse: Taboos Against Racism and Racist Accusations; M.Augoustinos & D.Every Political Language and Persuasive Communication; P.Bull False Beliefs and Unsound Arguments Promoted by Authorities; W.P.Robinson Appendix References Index

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