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Symbolic-Interpretive Perspective on Groups

  • By: Lawrence R. Frey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

The symbolic-interpretive (S-I) perspective on groups provides a coherent explanation of symbol use in groups. Although relatively new, this perspective emerges from a long line of interpretive scholarship on symbol usage and sense-making. This perspective, then, is grounded in ...

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