Communication Yearbook

Communication Yearbook

by William B. Gudykunst
     
 

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Communication Yearbook 26 is devoted to publishing state-of-the-art literature reviews in which authors critique and synthesize a body of communication research. This volume continues the tradition of publishing critical, integrative reviews of specific lines of research. Chapters focus on comprehending speaker meaning; understanding family communication

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Communication Yearbook 26 is devoted to publishing state-of-the-art literature reviews in which authors critique and synthesize a body of communication research. This volume continues the tradition of publishing critical, integrative reviews of specific lines of research. Chapters focus on comprehending speaker meaning; understanding family communication patterns and family functioning; affection in interpersonal relationships; audience activity and passivity; the political influence of business organizations in public policy. In addition, chapters discuss emotional intelligence in organizational communication; professionalism and social responsibility in the field of public relations; climate of opinion; ideology and the study of identity in interethnic communication; technology and the physician-patient relationship; and communication across the life span.

Representing media, interpersonal, intercultural, and other areas of communication, this is an important reference on current research for scholars and students in the social sciences.

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This book features critical, integrative, state-of-the-art reviews of specific lines of research and theory, including the role of communication in culturally diverse work groups, hearer's evaluations of speakers, and ethics. Specific chapters center on issues like democracy and communication technology, the FCC and communications policymaking, the Web, children's television habits, and the role of mental imagery in intrapersonal communication. Contributors are all scholars of communication working in American universities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780805844375
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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