Social Interaction TAQ 4

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Social Interaction TAQ 4

Postby RachMurg » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:36 am

I am really struggling with TAQ 4? Evaluate the major theories associated with the maintainece of friendships including balance, equality and social exchange?

I have been searching for the equality theory for three days and i cannot find one single thing. I am getting very frustrated and just want to give up.

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Re: Social Interaction TAQ 4

Postby Jason O' Mahoney » Wed Apr 02, 2014 1:26 pm


I would recommend researching this information via Google Scholar and making more refined general Google searches. Plus I would recommend have a tutorial with your tutor.

Balance theory - look at Heider (1946) and Newcomb (1953)

Social Exchange theory - look at Homans (1974) and Blau (1964)

This should get you started. :wave:

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