Human Communication Theory and Research: Concepts, Contexts, and Challenges

Human Communication Theory and Research: Concepts, Contexts, and Challenges

by Robert L. Heath, Jennings Bryant
     
 

A textbook that surveys the field of communication for an undergraduate audience. Heath (U. of Houston) and Bryant (U. of Alabama) draw on a range of theoretical approaches and connect them to research issues. The material is organized into chapters on the anatomy of the communications process, language and meaning, information and uncertainty, relationships and… See more details below

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A textbook that surveys the field of communication for an undergraduate audience. Heath (U. of Houston) and Bryant (U. of Alabama) draw on a range of theoretical approaches and connect them to research issues. The material is organized into chapters on the anatomy of the communications process, language and meaning, information and uncertainty, relationships and conflict, social cognition and communications competence, communication in organizations, mass-mediated communication, and new communication technologies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805801644
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/1992
Series:
Routledge Communication Series
Pages:
352

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Why Study Theories and Conduct Research? Anatomy of the Communication Process. Language, Meaning, and Messages. Information and Uncertainty: Concepts and Contexts. Persuasion: Concepts and Contexts. Interpersonal Communication: Relationships, Expectations, and Conflict. Interpersonal Communication: Social Cognition and Communication Competence. Communication in Organizations. Mass-Mediated Communication. New Communication Technologies.

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