Intergroup Communication

Multiple Perspectives

by Jake Harwood (Volume editor) Howard Giles (Volume editor)
Textbook VIII, 277 Pages
Series: Language as Social Action, Volume 2


This collection of original essays by leading international scholars provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of intergroup communication. In Intergroup Communication: Multiple Perspectives, contributors address the key themes in intergroup communication and describe the way communication processes relate to different cultures, gender and sexuality, disability, linguistic issues, and age groups. The chapters examine the important role that intergroup processes play in interpersonal, small group, organizational, and mass communication. This book also considers the impact of new technologies on communication. Intergroup Communication will be invaluable for scholars in the areas of communication and intergroup social psychology and is suited for upper-division undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in those areas.


VIII, 277
ISBN (Book)
new Media Office Manage team intergroup communication
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2005, 2006. VIII, 277 pp., 3 fig.

Biographical notes

Jake Harwood (Volume editor) Howard Giles (Volume editor)

The Editors: Jake Harwood is Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Arizona. He received his Ph.D. in communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Harwood has published more than fifty academic articles concerning intergroup communication. Howard Giles is Professor of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his Ph.D. and D.Sc. in psychology from the University of Bristol, England. Dr. Giles has received numerous awards for his work in different areas of intergroup communication.


Title: Intergroup Communication