Communication Yearbook 30

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Christina S. Beck
Routledge, May 1, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 536 pages
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Communication Yearbook 30 continues the tradition of publishing rich, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews. This volume offers insightful descriptions of research as well as reflections on the implications of those findings for other areas of the discipline. Editor Christina S. Beck presents a diverse, international selection of articles that highlight empirical and theoretical intersections in the communication discipline.
 
Chapters in this volume include reviews of literature on gain-framed and loss-framed messages, conversational topic, organizational rhetoric, work-life research, collaboration, bullying, forgiveness, language revitalization, Latina/o representation in the media, and television viewing patterns of older adults.
 
This volume will be valuable to scholars across the communication discipline. Communication Yearbook 30 will be particularly beneficial to scholars in the areas of interpersonal, health, organizational, family, and intercultural communication; language and social interaction, and media studies.

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Dr. Christina S. Beck (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1992) is Professor at Ohio University in the School of Communication Studies. She is the author of two award-winning books on health communication—Communicating for Better Health (2001) and Partnership for Health (with Sandra Ragan and Athena duPre) (1997), as well as a co-editor of two other books. She has also authored or co-authored numerous journals articles and book chapters, primarily in the areas of health communication and mass communication. In addition to serving as editor of Communication Yearbook, she also contributes as book review editor for Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives.

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