The Interpersonal Communication Reader
Joseph A. DeVito
Allyn and Bacon, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 189 pages
Offering popular and scholarly selections, this book helps readers better understand concepts in interpersonal communication and offers practical advice to facilitate more effective communication. The Interpersonal Communication Reader features brief, engaging selections on topics ranging from basic principles of interpersonal communication, verbal and nonverbal messages, and interpersonal relationships, to topics that are rarely covered in depth in other books, such as feedback, gossip, and apologies. Emphasizing the practical skills of interpersonal communication and relationships, the selections also highlight the theoretical and research foundations on which these skills rest. For anyone interested in interpersonal communication.