The Social Psychology of Communication is the first comprehensive introduction to social psychological perspectives on communication. This accessible guide provides an overview of key theoretical approaches from a variety of different disciplines (including cognitive, developmental and evolutionary psychology) as well as practical guidance on how to implement communication interventions in differing contexts.
Divided into three parts covering theoretical perspectives, special topics in communication and applied areas and practice, the book features:
• Navigational tools providing a 'how to' guide to using the book most effectively
• A list of key words at the beginning of each chapter which are highlighted throughout the chapter for easy reference
• A thorough glossary of keywords and definitions
• A section on Special Topics in Communication including identity and resistance, rumour and gossip, evolution and communication
This book will be an invaluable resource for students, academics and practitioners in Psychology and Communication.