Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice / Edition 1
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Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Kathy L. Domenici, Stephen W. (Ward) Littlejohn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412914051

ISBN-13: 9781412914055

Pub. Date: 04/18/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Written in a clear, engaging style Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice introduces a new paradigm that identifies facework as the key to communication within the management of difference. Authors Kathy Domenici and Stephen W. Littlejohn illustrate how facework is a central process in the social construction of both identity and community.

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Written in a clear, engaging style Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice introduces a new paradigm that identifies facework as the key to communication within the management of difference. Authors Kathy Domenici and Stephen W. Littlejohn illustrate how facework is a central process in the social construction of both identity and community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412914055
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/18/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Part I: The Social Construction of Face
1: Identity and Facework: A Theoretical Perspective
Accomplishing Identity
The Metaphor of Face
Constructing a Frame
Focus of Attention
Contexts of Action
Principles for Practice
2: Creating an Environment for Constructive Facework: A Practical Perspective
Facework and the Communication Environment
Creating a Constructive Environment
Skills for Positive Facework
Principles for Practice
Part II: Realms of Practice
3: Facework in the Personal Realm
Communication Acts
Integrating Facework Into Conversation
Episodes of Facework
Personal Face and the Lifescript
Principles for Practice
4: Facework in the Relational Realm
Thinking About Relationships
Facework in the Relationship
Communication Acts in the Relationship
Conversations and Episodes of Relational Life
The Relational Lifescript
Principles for Practice
Part III: Facework and the System
5: Facework in the Community
Communication Acts in the Community
Community Conversations
Episodes in Building Community
Lifescripts and the Community
Principles for Practice
6: Cultural and Global Issues
The Culture of Facework
Putting a Face on International Relations
Principles for Practice
Part IV: Principled Practice
7: Toward a Practical Theory of Facework
Practical Theory
A Theory of Facework
Facework as Transcendence
Putting Facework Into Practice in Uganda
8: Guidelines From Artisans
Slogan 1: I'm Not Here to Call You a Thug
Slogan 2: Don't Open Presents in Front of Others
Slogan 3: The Ball Is Over the Fence
Slogan 4: It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Doing Facework That Matters
References

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