MediaTor: Jurnal Komunikasi
Vol 9, No 2 (2008): Dari “Starbucks’ hingga Pembebasan Biaya Kesehatan Dasar

Interaksi Simbolik: Suatu Pengantar

Dadi Ahmadi (Fakultas Ilmu Komunikasi Unisba)

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Publish Date
29 Dec 2008


Symbolic interaction focuses on ‘interpretation’ over subjective meaning derived from interaction of people with the others of his/her environment. As stated clearly in its name, symbolic interaction emphasized a close relationship an exchange between symbol and interaction. These exchanges produced special meanings and interpretations, unique for each person involved. Symbolic is derived from the word ‘symbol’ which means signs resulted from consensus. Symbolic Interaction tried to ‘entering’ meaning process and subject defining by employing participant observation to watch carefully how subject define themselves and their actions respectfully, based on definitions and meanings given by others in their environment.

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Mediator: Jurnal Komunikasi focuses on communication studies and media. Although centered on communication, Mediator is open and welcomes the contribution of many disciplines and approaches that meet at crossroads with communication studies. Type of writing is in the form of scientific articles (the ...