This is the first comprehensive text on social psychological approaches to communication, providing an excellent introduction to theoretical perspectives, special topics, and applied areas and practice in communication. Bringing together scholars of international reputation, this book provides a unique contribution to the field.
"A very timely book...the focus on the multi-faceted nature of the social and behavioural changes that are allied to communication processes is impressive." - Jaan Valsiner, Professor, Department of Psychology, Clark University, USA
About the Editors:
Derek Hook is Lecturer in the Institute of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and a Research Fellow in Psychology in the School of Human and Community Development, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. His publications include Foucault, Psychology and the Analytics of Power .
Bradley Franks is Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. His interests include the relationship between cognition and culture, and their connection with evolutionary pressures. He is the author of Cognition and Culture .
Martin Bauer is Professor of Social Psychology in the Institute of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He is co-author of Journalism, Science and Society and co-editor of Qualitative Researching with Text, Image and Sound and Public Understanding of Science.