Communication rules: theory and research

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Sage Publications, 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 309 pages
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Brings a fresh perspective to communication research by constructing a theory of communication based on the use of rules for manipulating symbols. Shimanoff answers such questions as: how can rules be inferred from behaviour? What relationships are there between rules and behaviour? What are the best methods to approach rules research? How can rules research contribute to communication theory?

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Contents

LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES
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FOREWORD by Dell Hymes
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IDENTIFYING RULES FROM BEHAVIOR
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Copyright

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