Communication Yearbook

Communication Yearbook

by William B. Gudykunst
     
 

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Volume 24 in this series is devoted to addressing the current status of theory and research in each of the International Communication Association's divisions or interest groups. Chapters look at the parameters of the groups, the relationship of the group to other groups, the major theories used in the group, the research that supports these theories, the major

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Volume 24 in this series is devoted to addressing the current status of theory and research in each of the International Communication Association's divisions or interest groups. Chapters look at the parameters of the groups, the relationship of the group to other groups, the major theories used in the group, the research that supports these theories, the major lines of research in the group, and the major issues with which scholars in the group must cope in the next century.

As a whole, Communication Yearbook 24 provides a unique summary of the field of communication at the end of the 20th Century and the beginning of the new millennium.

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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)

Product Details

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)

Meet the Author

William B. Gudykunst (Ph.D., Minnesota, 1977) is Professor of Speech Communication at the College of Communications, California State University, Fullerton. Bill has written and edited numerous works for SAGE, including the Handbook of Intercultural and International Communication, 2/e, and Bridging Differences: Effective Intergroup Communication, 3/e as well as the best-selling introductory undergraduate texts Building Bridges: Interpersonal Skills for a Changing World (Houghton Mifflin) and Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication, 3/e (Mc Graw-Hill). He is extremely well known in the discipline and is one of its most prolific writers/scholars in the areas of intercultural communication and human communication theory.

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