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Peer Groups

Expanding Our Study of Small Group Communication

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Peer Groups by SunWolf

Book Description

"Peer Groups: Expanding Our Study of Small Group Communication" is the first textbook to explore and discuss group communication dynamics with the group that most students are already familiar with - peer groups. This book brings alive for students many existing group theories, while showcasing under-utilized theories that usefully explain the processes of the groups in which people (and students in particular) spend most of their time."Peer Groups" uses a variety of traditional and nontraditional theories and concepts to examine the dynamics of four real world peer groups: children's play, adolescence cliques, gangs, and juries. It moves from the earliest childhood experiences in groups, through adolescence and young adulthood, to peer groups as conscripted service (juries). Further, the book pays important attention to the common painful and dysfunctional aspects of being a member of peer groups: group exclusion, moral and legal misbehaviours, and the rule-breaking behaviours and regrets of members of peer groups.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412926867
ISBN-10: 1412926866
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - SunWolf

SunWolf (Ph.D. & M.A., University of California; J.D., University of Denver College of Law; B.A., Fresno State University) conducts research on jury deliberations, social persuasion and symbolic proc-esses in groups, and the social dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in adolescent peer groups. A former trial attorney and Training Director for Colorado's Public Defender Office, Sunwolf persuaded juries for al-most 20 years and regu-larly facilitates training groups of attorneys. She has been a featured speaker to groups of lawyers in more than 30 states and is a national television media analyst on juries. She is past Chair of the National Communication Association's Applied Communication Division and serves on the editorial boards of the Small Group Research, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Communi-cation Studies, Storytel-ling, Self, Society, and The Handbook of Applied Communication Research.

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