Communication Yearbook 36

Communication Yearbook 36

by Charles T. Salmon (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415525480
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/09/2012
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Charles T. Salmon is professor of communication at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He previously held the Ellis N. Brandt Chair in Public Relations and is Past Dean of the College of Communications at the Michigan State University. Previous positions include the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Emory University; Fulbright Fellow at Tel Aviv University; visiting professor at the Norwegian School of Management and the University of Iowa; visiting scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and social marketing consultant and trainer for UNICEF in Kazakhstan. His research focuses on the intersection of public information, public health, and public opinion.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction, Charles T. Salmon;1. The Dissonant Self: Contributions from Dissonance Theory to a New Agenda in Studying Political Communication, Wolfgang Donsbach and Cornelia Mothes; 2. Commentary—Online News and the Demise of Political Disagreement, Dietram Scheufele and Matthew Nisbet; 3. Intergroup Contact: An Integration of Social Psychological and Communication Perspectives, Jake Harwood, Miles Hewstone, Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Nicole Tausch; 4. Commentary—Communication and the Contact Hypothesis, Cindy Gallois; 5. The Relative Persuasiveness of Different Forms of Arguments-From-Consequences: A Review and Integration, Daniel J. O’Keefe; 6. Commentary—What Makes Arguments-From-Consequences Convincing?, Hans Hoeken; 7. Social Media Use in Organizations: Exploring the Affordances of Visibility, Editability, Persistence, and Association, Jeffrey W. Treem and Paul Leonardi; 8. Commentary—Affordances, Effects and Technology Errors, Joseph B. Walther; 9. Reconsidering the Concept of Workplace Flexibility: Is Adaptability a Better Solution?, Karen K. Myers, Bernadette M. Gailliard and Linda L. Putnam; 10. Commentary—Enhancing Our Understanding of Work-Life Balance from a Communication Perspective, Isabel Botero; 11. Constructionist Social Problems Theory, Joel Best; 12. Commentary—The Industrial Construction of Audiences in Mass Media Industries: Notes Toward a Research Agenda, Joseph Turow; 13. Alcohol, Advertising, Media and Consumption among Children, Teenagers and Young Adults, Anders Hansen and Barrie Gunter; 14. Commentary— Challenging Ourselves to Advance Scholarship on Portrayals of Alcohol in the Media, Lara Zwarun; 15. Linking Risk Messages to Information Seeking and Processing, Robert J. Griffin, Sharon Dunwoody and Z. Janet Yang; 16. Commentary—Risk Communication in Context: Theories, Models, Research, and Future Endeavors, Kenzie A. Cameron; 17. On the Study of Process in Communication Research, Marshall Scott Poole; 18. Commentary—Some Reflections on Quantitative Modeling of Communication Processes, W. Wayne Fu; 19. Assumptions Behind Inter-Coder Reliability Indices, Xinshu Zhao, Jun S. Liu and Ke Deng; 20. Commentary:A Dissenting View on So-Called Paradoxes Of Reliability Coefficients; About the Editor; About the Associate Editors; About the Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index

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