First Look at Communication Theory / Edition 4

First Look at Communication Theory / Edition 4

by Em Griffin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072291532

ISBN-13: 9780072291537

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This best selling text,which is appropriate for both lower and upper levels,analyzes the major communication theories. The material is presented in a coherent manner without over simplification
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This best selling text,which is appropriate for both lower and upper levels,analyzes the major communication theories. The material is presented in a coherent manner without over simplification

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072291537
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors
Ch. 1Talk About Theory6
Ch. 2Talk About Communication19
Ch. 3Weighing the Words of Ernest Bormann's Symbolic Convergence Theory32
Ch. 4Information Theory of Claude Shannon & Warren Weaver48
Ch. 5The Meaning of Meaning of I. A. Richards57
Ch. 6Coordinated Management of Meaning of W. Barnett Pearce & Vernon Cronen69
Ch. 7Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead83
Ch. 8Expectancy Violations Theory of Judee Burgoon97
Ch. 9Semiotics of Roland Barthes110
Ch. 10Constructivism of Jesse Delia128
Ch. 11Social Penetration Theory of Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor143
Ch. 12Uncertainty Reduction Theory of Charles Berger153
Ch. 13The Interactional View of Paul Watzlawick167
Ch. 14Relational Dialectics of Leslie Baxter & Barbara Montgomery179
Ch. 15Social Judgment Theory of Muzafer Sherif195
Ch. 16Cognitive Dissonance Theory of Leon Festinger206
Ch. 17Elaboration Likelihood Model of Richard Petty & John Cacioppo216
Ch. 18Groupthink of Irving Janis235
Ch. 19Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making of Randy Hirokawa & Dennis Gouran247
Ch. 20Information Systems Approach to Organizations of Karl Weick261
Ch. 21Cultural Approach to Organizations of Clifford Geertz & Michael Pacanowsky273
Ch. 22Critical Theory of Communication Approach to Organizations of Stanly Deetz285
Ch. 23The Rhetoric of Aristotle302
Ch. 24Dramatism of Kenneth Burke312
Ch. 25Narrative Paradigm of Walter Fisher322
Ch. 26Technological Determinism of Marshall McLuhan341
Ch. 27Cultivation Theory of George Gerbner353
Ch. 28Cultural Studies of Stuart Hall363
Ch. 29Agenda-Setting Function of Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw376
Ch. 30Spiral of Silence of Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann387
Ch. 31Anxiety/Uncertainty Management Theory of William Gudykunst407
Ch. 32Face-Negotiation Theory of Stella Ting-Toomey419
Ch. 33Speech Codes Theory (The Ethnography of Communication) of Gerry Philipsen432
Ch. 34Genderlect Styles of Deborah Tannen447
Ch. 35Muted Group Theory of Cheris Kramarae459
Ch. 36Order out of Chaos481
App. AAbstracts of Theories492
App. BAcademic Journals That Focus on Communication Theory498
App. CFeature Films That Illustrate Communication Theory499
Endnotes501
Credits and Acknowledgments519
Index521

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