The Handbook of Intergroup Communication

The Handbook of Intergroup Communication

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The Handbook of Intergroup Communication brings together research, theory and application on traditional as well as innovative intergroup situations, exploring the communication aspect of these groups. The volume is organized into four domains a€“ cross-disciplinary approaches to intergroup study; types/processes of communication between groups; communication between specific group types; and arenas in which intergroup communication takes place. Editor Howard Giles worked with an internationally-based advisory board to develop and review content, and the contributors included here represent those scholars doing innovative and well-regarded work around the globe. The qintergroupq umbrella integrates and transcends many traditional conceptual boundaries in communication (including media, health, intercultural, organizational); hence the Handbook will appeal to scholars and graduate students not only in the core area of intergroup communication itself, but across varying terrains of study in communication and beyond, including intergroup relations and social psychology.As an initial test of these ideas, we conducted a study in which participants were provided with pre-recorded verbal instructions for building a Lego model of a racing car (Wright, Reynolds, Haslam, aamp; Willingham, 2011). The participantsa#39; task anbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Intergroup Communication
Author:Howard Giles
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-06-14


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