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Human Communication as a Field of Study Selected Contemporary Views

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ISBN-10: 0887069878

ISBN-13: 9780887069871

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sarah Sanderson King

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Authors analyze and discuss significant theories, research, and practices in various areas of this field. The final section considers future directions. Seventeen essays on the history of the field, communication theory in business and cultural contexts, and future directions. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 8/15/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
An Orientation
Communication: Roots, Visions, and Prospects
Human Communication as a Field of Behavioral Science: Jack Hilgard and His Committee
The Rhetorical Tradition
The Social Scientific Roots of the Mass Communication Tradition
Mass Media: A Bricolage of Paradigms
Sampling of Research and Scholarship
Communication in Establishing, Maintaining, and Terminating Interpersonal Relationships: A Study of Mateship
Intercultural Communication as a Focus of Research: A Programmatic Note
Nonverbal Communication
Gender Communication
Organizational Communication
The Role of Communication in High-Technology Organizations: The Emergence of High-Speed Management
Perspectives for Research on Group Embeddedness in Organizations
Political Communication: A Generic Rhetorical Criticism
Telecommunications in an Information Society
Future Directions
Communications Study: A Futures Perspective
The Breadth of Communication Research and the Parameters of Communication Theory
Communication, Knowledge, and Ethics: A Twentieth Century Perspective
References
Index