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Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication Multiple Perspectives

ISBN-10: 141293852X
ISBN-13: 9781412938525
Edition: 2008
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Description: Offering insights from a Whos Who of scholars in interpersonal communication Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication: Multiple Perspectives highlights theories used to guide interpersonal communication research, featuring chapters  More...

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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Offering insights from a Whos Who of scholars in interpersonal communication Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication: Multiple Perspectives highlights theories used to guide interpersonal communication research, featuring chapters written by leading scholars of interpersonal communication. Presenting both classic and cutting-edge issues, the book organizes theories into three clusterstheories that are individually-centered; theories that are focused on discourse and interaction processes; and theories that examine how communication functions in personal relationships. Key Features Presents chapters written by the scholars who developed the theories or who use the theories extensively in their own research Begins with an overview chapter written by the editors that lays out their perspective on theory and the current landscape of theory in interpersonal communication Offers a parallel organizational structure in all chapters to ease comparison across theories Includes overviews provided by the editors to help readers integrate and digest the multiple theories covered in the volume Intended Audience Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in such courses Applied Communication, Communication Theory, Communication Research, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Relationships, and Relational Communication in the fields of speech and human communication, family studies, and social psychology.

Dawn O. Braithwaite (Ph.D., University of Minnesota; M.A., California State University, Long Beach, B.A., California State University Fullerton) is nationally recognized as one of the leading scholars in family communication. She was president of the National Communication Association in 2010, past president of the Western States Communication Association (2000), and past chair of the Interpersonal Communication Division at NCA. She was named the Distinguished Scholar by the Western States Communication Association in 2014. Braithwaite is the recipient of numerous research and service awards (among them: 2011 NCA Family Communication Division Distinguished Book Award, 2007 WSCA Distinguished Service Award, 2006 NCA Brommel Award for Family Communication, 2002 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Achievement in the Social Sciences, 2000 ACA Gerald Phillips Mentoring Award), and numerous Top Paper Awards in interpersonal and family communication. She is a Senior Research Fellow of the Council on Contemporary Families. She is co-author of the college textbooks Family communication:nbsp; Cohesion and change (Pearson, �, 2015), Casing Interpersonal Communication (Kendall Hunt, �2011, 2015) and Engaging Theories in Family Communication (Sage, �2006) and sits or has sat on many editorial journal boards including: Journal of Social and Personal Relationships; Journal of Family Communication; Western Journal of Communication; Journal of Applied Communication Research; Communication Studies; and Communication Monographs . She, along with co-editor Paul Schrodt, is one of the best connected and well-regarded scholars within the discipline.

Leslie A. Baxter is F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa, where she has taught for 15 years. She has published over 130 books, book chapters, and articles on interpersonal and family communication. She is the recipient of many awards, including, from the National Communication Association, the Distinguished Scholar Award, the Bernard Brommel Family Communication Award, the Charles Woolbert Research Award, the Franklin Knower Article Award, and the Gerald Miller Book Award; the Berscheid-Hatfield Award from the International Association for Relationship Research (formerly INPR); and the inaugural WSCA Scholar Award from the Western States Communication Association.nbsp;

Preface
Introduction: Meta-theory and Theory in Interpersonal Communication Research
Individually-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication
Action Assembly Theory
Attribution Theory
Constructivism Theory
Goals-Plans-Action Theory of Message Production
Imagined Interaction Theory
Planning Theory of Communication
Relational Framing Theory
Uncertainty Management Theories
Uncertainty Reduction Theories
Discourse/Interaction-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication
Action-Implicative Discourse Analysis
Communication Accommodation Theory
Conversation Analysis Theory
Expectancy Violations Theory and Interaction Adaptation Theory
Face Theory
Information Manipulation Theory
Interpersonal Deception Theory
Narrative Theories
Politeness Theory
Speech Codes Theory
Relationship-Centered Theories of Interpersonal Communication
Affection Exchange Theory
Attachment Theory
Communication Privacy Management Theory
Critical Feminist Theories
Relational Communication Theory
Relational Dialectics Theory
Stage Theories of Relationship Development
Social Exchange Theories
Social Information Processing Theory

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