Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships

Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships

by Mark L. Knapp, Anita L. Vangelisti
     
 

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Focusing on communication's role in the development and deterioration of human relationships, this text introduces interpersonal communication principles and theories through the use of common experiences, such as relationships with roommates, friends, and coworkers. This Sixth Edition retains its classic features including current research from communication and

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Focusing on communication's role in the development and deterioration of human relationships, this text introduces interpersonal communication principles and theories through the use of common experiences, such as relationships with roommates, friends, and coworkers. This Sixth Edition retains its classic features including current research from communication and social psychology, thorough coverage of dialogue, speech, and interaction patterns, true stories, executive summary boxes, cartoons, and diagnostic tests.

Features of the New Edition: "So You Want to Know" feature boxes show how current research areas are relevant to your life today including issues like long distance relationships, online relationships, and friendships, Inclusion of contemporary research such as the evolutionary approach to jealousy, deception, workplace relationships, and the role of emotion in relationships helps keep you abreast of interpersonal issues today, New coverage of the impact of technology on relationships throughout the text, including rules to follow when meeting people for online dating, offers practical applications of interpersonal communication concepts, Increased coverage of cultural issues and diversity and their influence on relationships continues to bring global perspective to broaden your understanding of key interpersonal concepts.

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ISBN-13:
9780205133949
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
384

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