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ERIC Number: EJ591045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0893-3189
When Social Support Is Uncomfortable. The Communicative Accomplishment of Support as a Cultural Term in a Youth Intervention Program.
Sass, James S.; Mattson, Marifran
Management Communication Quarterly, v12 n4 p511-43 May 1999
Expands understanding of social support by addressing the communicative use of support in a community program for troubled teens. Presents the ways in which the organization accomplishes and constructs support. Identifies and explores two novel aspects of supportive communication: supportive communication that may be perceived as uncomfortable and the use of support as an organizational strategy for gaining compliance. (MS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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