Language in Social Worlds: An Introduction to Foucault, Barthes & Althusser / Edition 1

Language in Social Worlds: An Introduction to Foucault, Barthes & Althusser / Edition 1

by W. Peter Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631193359

ISBN-13: 9780631193357

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This is the first text on language in communication written from a social psychological perspective that sets issues in their broader biological, sociological and cultural contexts.

Overview

This is the first text on language in communication written from a social psychological perspective that sets issues in their broader biological, sociological and cultural contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631193357
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

List of Fifures.

List of Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Contextual Framework for Social Psychology of Language in Communication: Aims and Issues.

2. Language in and out of Context: Structure and Substance.

3. Functions of Language.

4. Non-Verbal Communication in Non-Human Creatures.

5. Human Non-Verbal Communication.

6. Encounter Regulation and Conversation.

7. Regulation of States and Behaviour of Self and Others.

8. Regulation and Marking of Social Relationships: Shaking Hands.

9. Terms of Address and Reference, and Being Polite.

10. Marking of States, Identities, and Settings: Issues.

11. Marking of States, Identities, and Settings: Data and Their Interpretation.

12. The Representational Function (F7).

13. Mass-Mediated Communication: Spirals of Spin and Broken Swords of Truth.

14. Representation and Regulation: Their Relevance to Social Class.

15. Five Theories and a Representation-As-Default Thesis.

16. Retrospect and Prospect.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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