Inoculation Theory of Resistance to Influence at Maturity: Recent Progress In Theory Development and Application and Suggestions for Future Research

@article{Compton2005InoculationTO,
  title={Inoculation Theory of Resistance to Influence at Maturity: Recent Progress In Theory Development and Application and Suggestions for Future Research},
  author={Joshua Compton and Michael Pfau},
  journal={Annals of the International Communication Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={146 - 97}
}
  • Joshua Compton, Michael Pfau
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Annals of the International Communication Association
  • Inoculation theory boasts a dynamic history since McGuire first introduced it in the early 1960s. The last decade, in particular, has been a period of explosive growth for inoculation. Research has offered a more nuanced understanding of how inoculation confers resistance, exploring precise workings of inoculation’s core concepts of threat and coun-terarguing in conjunction with concepts drawn from other theoretical domains, including issue involvement, attitude accessibility, self-efficacy… CONTINUE READING
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