Case studies in interpersonal communication: processes and problems

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Wadsworth Pub. Co., 2000 - Drama - 278 pages
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This new reader, featuring 29 timely cases, provides students with real-life snapshots of interpersonal communication. A perfect accompaniment to any Interpersonal survey text, this reader offers solid material that encourages reflection and starts meaningful discussions.

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Contents

Im Still Me
26
Coming Out
36
The Story of Sara
44
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Dawn O. Braithwaite (Ph.D., University of Minnesota [interpersonal/small group/health communication]; M.A. & B.A., California State University, Long Beach [interpersonal/small group communication; communication theory and research) is nationally recognized as one of the leading scholars in family communication and in communication and disability. She is the immediate past president of the Western States Communication Association (2001-02) and is the recipient of numerous teaching and service awards (among them: 2002 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Achievement in the Social Sciences; 2002 NCA Presidential Citation for Service; 2001 Wayne Brockriede Scholar Award; 2000 ACA Gerald Phillips Mentoring Award), She has, as well, won an NCA Top Paper Award every year for the past 4 years. She is co-author of the college textbook" Case Studies in Interpersonal Communication" (Wadsworth, (c)2000) and sits or has sat on the following editorial journal boards: "Journal of Social and Personal Relationships; Journal of Family Communication; Western Journal of Communication; Communication Reports; Journal of Applied Communication Research; Southern Communication Journal; Communication Studies; Communication Monographs." She, along with co-editor Leslie Baxter, is one of the best connected and well-regarded scholars within the discipline.

Julia T. Wood (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is ProfJulia T. Wood (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is Professor of Communication Studies and Lineberger Distinguished essor of Communication Studies and Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of North Carolina Professor of Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches and conducts research on personaat Chapel Hill. She teaches and conducts research on personal relationships, intimate partner violence, feminist theory,l relationships, intimate partner violence, feminist theory, and the intersections of gender, communication, and culture and the intersections of gender, communication, and culture. She has authored or edited 23 books, including Who Cares?:. She has authored or edited 23 books, including Who Cares?: Women, Care and Culture, and Gendered Lives, now in its 7th Women, Care and Culture, and Gendered Lives, now in its 7th edition. In addition, she has published more than 70 articl edition. In addition, she has published more than 70 articles and book chapters. During her career she has received 12 es and book chapters. During her career she has received 12 awards for scholarship and 11 for teaching. awards for scholarship and 11 for teaching.