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Social Interaction Theories

  • By: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Many theories have been used to investigate social interaction; four having historic connections and theoretical overlap will be briefly described in this entry, together with a few major concepts from each: interactional theory, social communication theory, dramaturgical theory, ...

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