Interpersonal Communication A Goals-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0312451113

ISBN-13: 9780312451110

Edition: 4th 2008

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Written by three highly respected scholars, "Interpersonal Communication: A Goals-Based Approach" is the product of more than 70 combined years of teaching and research excellence. The text provides students with a thorough introduction to the vast body of scholarship in the field while showing how understanding and applying the research helps us achieve our interpersonal communication objectives, whether our goals are self-presentational, relational or instrumental.
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List price: $90.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Michael J. Cody is a Professor in the School of Communication at the University of Southern California. His research interests have focused on social influence processes, accounts and social explanations, and nonverbal correlates of deception. He has worked on a number of projects addressing social problems, including reports on school violence in Los Angeles schools, training older adult learners to use computers, assessing outcomes of child custody mediations, promoting gender equality using the media, and detecting deception during employment interviews.

Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Communication and Personal Goals
Fundamentals of Verbal Communication
Fundamentals of Nonverbal Communication
Fundamentals of Listening
Fundamentals of Social Cognition
Goals in Interpersonal Communication
Presenting the Self
Disclosing the Self
Defending the Self
Escalating Relationships
Maintaining Relationships
De-escalating Relationships
Seeking Compliance
Managing Interpersonal Conflict
Factors Influencing Interpersonal Communication
The Importance of Individual Differences
Family and Lifespan Issues
Interpersonal Communication Competence
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