The elephant in the room silence and denial in everyday life

This illuminating look at the social roots of silence and denial underscores the social dynamics that keep certain things 'hidden in plain sight'. The author shows how such conspiracies of silence evolve, how people's involvement relate to others and how power differences between peop...

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Main Author: Zerubavel, Eviatar.
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:This illuminating look at the social roots of silence and denial underscores the social dynamics that keep certain things 'hidden in plain sight'. The author shows how such conspiracies of silence evolve, how people's involvement relate to others and how power differences between people impact on them.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 162 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
ISBN:9780199943371 (ebook)