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This quantity addresses the function of conversation in stereotype dynamics, whereas putting the phenomenon of social stereotypes thoroughly within the socio-cultural context. Stereotype Dynamics assembles most sensible researchers within the box to enquire stereotype formation, upkeep, and transformation via interpersonal aspects of verbal exchange. part one offers meta-theoretical views, strongly expert by means of theories and empirical learn. next components tackle the subsequent learn questions within the views of language-based conversation: What do the indicators in a language suggest, and the way do the meanings of the indicators form stereotypes? How do humans use these symptoms deliberately or by accident? Is language use biased ultimately? How do language clients' identities impact the which means of a selected language use in social context? What are the social results of language-based conversation? Does language-based conversation supply a foundation for the formation, upkeep, and transformation or social stereotypes? This well timed publication is perfect for complicated scholars, students, and researchers in social psychology, and similar disciplines similar to human communications and sociolinguistics. it's also applicable to be used as a complement in higher point classes on prejudice and stereotyping.

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A concluding model is provided by the message modulation model (Semin, ch02_8130_Kashima_LEA 2. 6/12/07 1:03 PM Page 23 STEREOTYPES IN THE WILD 23 2000a), which provides a systematic framework for the research reviewed in the previous section. The gist of what the model attempts to capture is best illustrated by an example. The illustration I used was a simple exchange that two different visitors engage in with local information in order to find their ways to the main train station in Amsterdam.

However, producer–receiver relationships are not only neutral. On many occasions they are motivated as in example I provided above or in LIB research. Thus, the motivational and cognitive features of the producer–perceiver relationship will affect the shape that the linguistic behavior will take. This in turn will leave its stamp upon the nature of the relationship between producer and perceiver. Thus, as the research reviewed earlier suggests, one may have a feeling of being either close to or distant from the producer, depending on the behavior in question and how it is represented linguistically.

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