Bridges Not Walls A Book about Interpersonal Communication

ISBN-10: 0072862866

ISBN-13: 9780072862867

Edition: 9th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: John Stewart

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Book details

List price: $54.06
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Entering the Interpersonal Arena
Introduction to the Editor and Rationale to this Book
Defining Communication and Interpersonal Communication
“Communicating and Interpersonal Communicating&#8221
"On Communication" Thich Nhat Hanh, “Interbeing”*
“The Communication Panacea”*
Defining Ourselves as Communicators
“Constructing Selves”*
“The Rudiments of Social Intelligence”*
“Meaning and Values”*
“Maintaining the Self in Communicating”*
“When Miss America Was Always White”*
Making Contact Verbally and Nonverbally
“Verbal and Nonverbal Dimensions of Talk”
“Paying Attention to Words
“Communication and Nonverbal Behavior”*
“Functions of Nonverbal Behavior”*
Making Meaning Together
Understanding and Listening: Communication as Inhaling Sarah Trenholm and Arthur Jensen, “Interpretive Competence: How We Perceive Individuals, Relationships, and Social Events"
“It’s Only Skin Deep: Stereotyping and Totalizing Others”
“Misconceptions about Listening”*
"Listening" John Stewart and Carol Logan, “Empathic and Dialogic Listening”
Engaging Others: Communication as Exhaling
“Being Open With and To Other People”
What It Means to Be Assertive”*
“What to Tell”*
Changing Relationships
Communicating with Family and Friends
“What’s a Family, Anyway?”
“Intimacy and Closeness Within Families”*
“Eating Mindfully”*
“The Fifth Tuesday: We Talk About Family”*
“Our Friends, Ourselves” John Hardwig, “In Search of An Ethic of Interpersonal Relationships”
Communicating with Intimate Partners
“Intimate Relationships”
“Moving Beyond Sex and Gender Stereotypes”
“Gendered Standpoints on Personal Relationships”*
“Making Marriage Work”*
“How to Resolve Issues Unmemorably”
Bridges Not Walls
Recognizing Communication Walls
“Messages that Hurt”
“Deception, Betrayal, and Aggression”
“Patterns of Interactional Confirmation and Disconfirmation”
“Defensive Communication”
Managing Conflict by Turning Walls into Bridges
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