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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.
- Social Sciences
- Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies
Published inEncyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction
CitationROBLES, 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.
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