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Toward the Twenty-First Century The Future of Speech Communication

ISBN-10: 1572730072

ISBN-13: 9781572730076

Edition: N/A

Authors: Julia T. Wood, Richard B. Gregg

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Growing out of a six-year process of reflection, deliberation and writing, and involving over 100 members of the discipline, the chapters comprising this book indentify and launch reflection about primary questions that must be engaged by research and pedagogy if the field of speech communication is to remain vital in academe and the social world.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Foreword
The Future of the Field: Directing Scholarship and Teaching in the 21st Centuryp. 1
Communication Technologies as Cognitive Systemsp. 15
Human Being and the Call of Technologyp. 47
The Technologies of Relatednessp. 81
On Defining the Communication Disciplinep. 103
Defining Communication: A Practical Actp. 113
E Pluribus Unum: Our Partial Visionp. 129
"In Silence We Offend"p. 137
Centering Culture in the Discipline of Communicationp. 151
Diversity as Transformativep. 169
Was Pogo Right?p. 183
Chronic Power Problemsp. 209
Epiloguep. 219
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