GROUP SPACE

Name for the space defined by the temporary boundary that forms around interacting groups and serves as a barrier to unwanted intervention by nonmembers. Also called group personal space; interactional territory.

GROUP SPACE: "Group space is a boundary that shifts as the group keeps out unwanted members."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROUP SPACE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-space/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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