The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication / Edition 4

The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication / Edition 4

by Mark L. Knapp
     
 

The revised Fourth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting overview of the field of interpersonal communication. It offers graduate students and faculty an important, state-of-the-art reference work in which well-known experts summarize theory and current research. The editors also

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The revised Fourth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting overview of the field of interpersonal communication. It offers graduate students and faculty an important, state-of-the-art reference work in which well-known experts summarize theory and current research. The editors also explore key issues in the field, including personal relationships, computer-mediated communication, language, personality, skills, nonverbal communication, and communication across a person’s life span. This updated handbook covers a wide range of established and emerging topics, including:

  • Biological and Physiological Processes
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Studying Interpersonal Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication in Work, Family, Intercultural, and Health Contexts
  • Supportive and Divisive Transactions
  • Social Networks

Editors Mark L. Knapp and John A. Daly have significantly contributed to the field of interpersonal communication with this important reference work—a must-have for students and scholars.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412974745
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/26/2011
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
790
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Basic Issues and Approaches
1. Background and Current Trends in the Study of Interpersonal Communication - Mark L. Knapp & John A. Daly
PART II: Perspectives on Inquiry
2. Quantitative Social Science Methods of Inquiry - Tim Levine
3. Qualitative Methods in Interpersonal Communication - Karen Tracy & Christine Fitch
4. Biological and Physiological Perspectives on Interpersonal Communication - Kory Floyd & Tammy Afifi
PART III: Fundamental Units
5. Personality and Interpersonal Communication - John A. Daly
6. Knowledge Structures and Social Interaction - Charles R. Berger & Nicholas A. Palomares
7. Language and Interpersonal Communication - Matthew S. McGlone & Howard Giles
8. Nonverbal Signals - Judee K. Burgoon, Laura K. Guerrero, & Valerie Manusov
PART IV: Processes and Functions
9. Emotion Experience and Expression: Current Trends and Future Directions in Interpersonal Relationship Research - Sandra Metts & Sally Planalp
10. Supportive Communication - E.L. MacGeorge, B. Feng, and B. R. Burleson
11. Social Networks and the Life of Relationships - Malcolm R. Parks
12. Interpersonal Influence - James P. Dillard & Leanne Knobloch
13. Interpersonal Conflict: A Review - Michael E. Roloff & Benjamin Chiles
14. Theories of Computer Mediated Communication and Interpersonal Relations - Joseph B. Walther
15. Interpersonal Skills - Brian H. Spitzberg & William R. Cupach
PART V: Contexts
16. Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace - Karen K. Myers, David R. Seibold, & Hee Sun Park
17. Intercultural Perspectives on Interpersonal Communication - John Oetzel & Stella Ting-Toomey
18. Interpersonal Processes in Romantic Relationships - Anita L. Vangelisti
19. Interpersonal Communication and Health Care - Teresa L. Thompson, Jeffrey D. Robinson, & Dale E. Brashers
20. Interpersonal Communication in Family Relationships - John P. Caughlin, Ascan F. Koener, Paul Schrodt, & Mary Anne Fitzpatrick
21. Interpersonal Communication Across the Lifespan - Jon F. Nussbaum, Loretta L. Pechionni, & Kevin B. Wright
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors

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