The Nonverbal Communication Reader: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 3

The Nonverbal Communication Reader: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 3

by Laura K. Guerrero, Michael L. Hecht
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1577665449

ISBN-13: 9781577665441

Pub. Date: 10/29/2007

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

A collection of 52 previously published articles designed to serve as a textbook of an undergraduate course in nonverbal communication. Primarily focusing on research in the field of communication, the contributions are organized into sections on beginning perspectives, kinesic clues, appearance and adornment cues, contact codes, vocalics (the use of sound and

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A collection of 52 previously published articles designed to serve as a textbook of an undergraduate course in nonverbal communication. Primarily focusing on research in the field of communication, the contributions are organized into sections on beginning perspectives, kinesic clues, appearance and adornment cues, contact codes, vocalics (the use of sound and silence), time and place codes, expressing emotion and intimacy, power and persuasion, creating impressions and managing interaction, and contemporary theory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577665441
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/29/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
537,507
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsx
Prefacexi
Part IBeginning Perspectives1
1Perspectives on Nonverbal Communication: Codes, Functions, and Contexts3
2Perspectives on Nonverbal Communication Skills19
3Perspectives on Nonverbal Research Methods24
Part IINonverbal Codes43
Section A.Kinesic Cues: The Body, Eyes, and Face46
4Hand Movements48
5Deaf Babies Babble with Hands53
6Sex and Relationship Affect Social Self-Grooming56
7Eye Contact: The Core of Interpersonal Relatedness62
8Social and Emotional Messages of Smiling74
9Who Can Resist Smiling at a Baby?79
10Nonverbal Behavior and the Outcome of Selection Interviews82
Section B.Appearance and Adornment Cues90
11The Effect of Television Advertising and Programming on Body Image Distortions in Young Women92
12Beauty Can't Be Beat101
13Women's Appearance and Clothing within Organizations106
14Black Uniforms and Aggression in Professional Sports114
15The Smell of Love118
16The Effects of Perfume Use on Perceptions of Attractiveness and Competence126
Section C.Vocalics: Sound and Silence133
17Nonverbal Vocalizations135
18Vocal Attractiveness: What Sounds Beautiful Is Good149
19The Power of Silence in Communication156
20Cultural Uses and Interpretations of Silence163
Section D.Contact Codes: Proxemics and Haptics173
21Territoriality: A Neglected Sociological Dimension175
22Proxemics and Haptics in Managerial Communication184
23Communicating with Touch192
24Public Touch Behavior in Romantic Relationships between Men and Women202
25The Midas Touch: The Effects of Interpersonal Touch on Restaurant Tipping211
26Family Interactions in Public: Parent-Child Distance and Touching217
Section E.Time and Place Codes: Chronemics and the Environment225
27Time in Perspective227
28Monochronic and Polychronic Time237
29"Stop" Signs: Regulating Privacy with Environmental Features241
30Designing to Deter Crime250
31Environmental Features in Theme Restaurants255
Part IIINonverbal Functions265
Section A.Expressing Emotion and Intimacy267
32Varieties of Emotional Cues in Everyday Life270
33Expressing and Managing Emotion with Nonverbal Communication275
34The Nonverbal Communication of Romantic Love284
35Friendly? Flirting? Wrong?290
36Nonverbal Behavior in Intimate Interactions298
37Nonverbal Communication in Developing and Deteriorating Relations: A Conceptual Framework305
Section B.Power, Persuasion, and Deception314
38Positions of Power: Nonverbal Influence in Organizational Communication317
39The Influence of Nonverbal Behaviors in Compliance-Gaining Processes335
40Persuasion in Physician-Patient Relations347
41Can You Tell When Someone Is Lying to You?358
42Nonverbal Cues to Deception among Intimates, Friends, and Strangers367
Section C.Creating Impressions and Managing Interaction377
43Civil Inattention Exists--in Elevators379
44Stereotypes and Nonverbal Cues: Showing How We Feel about Others during Cross-Cultural Interactions388
45Initiating Interaction: Greetings and Beckonings across the World395
46Turn-Taking in Conversations406
47The Last Ten Turns in Conversations between Friends and Strangers415
Part IVContemporary Nonverbal Theories of Message Exchange423
48Accommodating Nonverbally425
49Expectancy Violations Theory437
50Explaining Face-to-Face Interaction: Discrepancy-Arousal Theory445
51Creating Close Relationships through Nonverbal Communication: A Cognitive Valence Approach453
52Converging on the Phenomenon of Interpersonal Adaptation: Interaction Adaptation Theory462

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