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Lie Detection and the Social Functions of Deception

PWR 2SGA - Spring 2013 - Instructor: Streit, S.
Last Updated: 15-Apr-2013

A guide to resources for PWR 2SGA: Lie Detection and the Social Functions of Deception. Course topics include: the psychology and physiology of lying? the social function of lying? Body Language of Lying: gestures, facial expressions, voice, or word choices; ethical, philosophical, and rhetorical questions regarding the role of deception in human communication.

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Background/reference Sources

Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.

Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » P87.5 .I58 2008 V.1
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Green Library » Stacks » P40 .E43 2011
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Green Library » Stacks » P117 .K46 2004
6th ed. Boston, Mass. : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, c2008.
Green Library » Stacks » BF637 .N66 R53 2008

Online Reference Searches: "Deception"

Find Search Terms, Topic ideas, and Expert Scholars in a field of Research Using a Reference Database. Here's an example:

  • "deception" using Gale Virtual Reference Library (note you can see the Subject Area Choices by choose to "limit by" Subject)
  • "deception" using Blackwell Reference Online (note you can choose to limit by any of the choices on the left side of the page)

Searchworks Subject term: Rhetoric--Deception

A sample search and resulting items for the subject Rhetoric/subtopic Deception.  Look at other books with similar call numbers using the Browse by Call Number feature for each selected title.

  1. Scott A. Bonn. 2010

    Green Library » Stacks » DS79.76 .B657 2010

  2. Major Garrett and Timothy J. Penny. 1998

    Green Library » Stacks » JK468 .E6 G37 1998

  3. Murray Edelman. 2001

    Green Library » Stacks » JA85 .E34 2001

  4. Russ Hoyle. 2008

    Green Library » Stacks » E902 .H697 2008

  5. Jon Hesk. 2000

    Green Library » Stacks » JC75 .D36 H47 2000

Suggested Databases for study of Gesture and Deception

Besides the selected general and subject-specific databases listed here , try these databases for Articles on Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology and Communication and Media perspectives on Deception and Lie Detection

Bethesda, Md. : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, [200-?]-
Bethesda, Md. : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, [200-?]-
[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press, c2010-
[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Cumulative ed. Bowling Green, Ohio, Philosophy Documentation Center, Bowling Green University.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Z7127 .P4 V. 39 NO.4 2005
Bethesda, MD : CSA ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications