Good Gossip

ISBN-10: 070060670X

ISBN-13: 9780700606702

Edition: N/A

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Scholars from various disciplines consider gossip in relation to humor, logic, morality, privacy, legal and medical issues, feminism, history, rumor, and reputation in this collection of essays suggesting that gossip has unexpected virtues. Topics include gossip in Medieval society, and the role of medical gossip and rumor in the lay referral system. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 7/22/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
The Vindication of Gossip
In Praise of Gossip: Indiscretion as a Saintly Virtue
Gossip as Moral Talk
The Logic of Gossip
Gossip and Humor
The Legal Regulation of Gossip: Backyard Chatter and the Mass Media
Gossip and Privacy
Knowledge Through the Grapevine: Gossip as Inquiry
Gossip, or in Praise of Chaos
Gossip: A Feminist Defense
Gossip, Reputation, and Social Adaptation
Used and Abused: Gossip in Medieval Society
Gossip, Gossipers, Gossipees
Medical Gossip and Rumor: Their Role in the Lay Referral System
The Tendency to Gossip as a Psychological Disposition: Constructing a Measure and Validating It
Notes
References
About the Contributors
Index
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