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Title: Gossip
Authors: Robles, Jessica
Keywords: Identity
Intergroup communication
Language and social interaction
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Wiley
Citation: ROBLES, J., 2015. Gossip. IN: Tracy, K., Ilie, C. and Sandel, T. (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction, Oxford: Wiley, pp 1-6.
Abstract: Gossip is a form of casual interpersonal conversation in which interlocutors discuss and assess nonpresent others. This article outlines a definition of gossip, attitudes toward gossip, research on gossip, social incidence and organization, and societal impact and future research directions.
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1002/9781118611463.wbielsi077
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20824
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118611463.wbielsi077
ISBN: 9781118611463
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies)

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