But I Thought You Meant--: Misunderstandings in Human Communication

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Mayfield Pub., 1998 - Psychology - 295 pages
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This practical and accessible text uses interesting case studies to raise students’ awareness of misunderstandings in human communication and provides strategies for avoiding and resolving such misunderstandings. It can be used as a supplement in any course that addresses communication in interpersonal relationships.

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Contents

But Words Will Never Hurt Me
19
Obviously Youre Not Committed to the Firm
34
Its Rude to Interrupt When Im Speaking
47
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Professor of Humanities, the Caroline H. and Thomas Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education, and a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses and conducts research on gender, communication, culture, and communication in personal relationships. Dr. Wood has authored 17 books and edited 9 others. In addition, she has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, and she has won 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 13 awards for her scholarship. She received her BA from North Carolina State University, her MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her PhD from Pennsylvania State University.

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