Handbook of Communication and Emotion: Research, Theory, Applications, and Contexts

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Peter A. Andersen, Laura K. Guerrero
Academic Press, 1998 - Psychology - 590 pages
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Emotion is once again at the forefront of research in social psychology and personality. The Handbook of Communication and Emotion provides a comprehensive look at the questions and answers of interest in the field: How are specific emotions (fear, jealousy, anger, love) communicated? How does the effectiveness, or ineffectiveness, of this communication affect relationships? How is the communication of emotion utilized to deceive, or persuade, others? This important reference work is edited by top researchers in the field of communication and authored by a who's who in emotion and communication.

Key Features
* Provides a comprehensive look at the role of communication in emotion
* Includes contributions from top researchers in the field of communications
* Examines how specific emotions are communicated
* Includes important new research on the effect of communication on relationships

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Peter Andersen (PhD, Florida State University) is a professor at San Diego State University. The author of five books and more than 150 book chapters, research papers, and journal articles, he has received recognition as one of the 100 most published scholars in the field of communication.

Laura K. Guerrero has been at Arizona State since 1996 where she teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on relational communication, nonverbal communication, statistics, and research methods. Her research focuses on communication in close relationships, emphasizing nonverbal messages, emotion, and the "dark and bright sides of interpersonal communication. She is the co-author/co-editor of "Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships" (Erlbaum), "The Nonverbal Communication Reader, Third Edition" (Waveland Press), "Nonverbal Communication" (Pearson), and the "Handbook of Communication and Emotion" (Academic Press).

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