Watershed Research Traditions in Human Communication Theory
Donald P. Cushman, Branislav Kova?i?
SUNY Press, 1995 - Social Science - 312 pages
This sampling of watershed research traditions in interpersonal, organizational, and mass communication manifests how communication theory is developed, defended and extended at a philosophical, theoretical and practical level of inquiry from a plurality of research perspectives.
The book includes the foundational works of Pearce, Cronen, and Associates on the coordinated management of meaning; Berger, Gudykunst, and Associates on uncertainty and anxiety reduction theory; Cushman, Nicotera and Associates on the communication rules involved in establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; Delia, Clark, and Associates on constructivism; Deetz, Mumby, and Associates on critical theory; Desmond and Associates on mass communication theory; Sanders and Gottman on communication sequences; Cushman, King, and Associates on high-speed management; and Philipsen and Associates on the ethnography of communication.
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Human Communication Theory Its Nature Function and Scope
The Coordinated Management of Meaning Theory of Pearce Cronen and Associates
The Constructivist Theory of Delia Clark and Associates
The Uncertainty Reduction and AnxietyUncertainty Reduction Theories of Berger Gudykunst and Associates
The Sequential Inferential Theories of Sanders and Gottman
The Rules Theory of Interpersonal Relationships by Cushman Nicotera and Associates
The HighSpeed Management and Organizational Communication Cushman King and Associates
The Democracy and Organizational Communication Theories of Deetz Mumby and Associates
Illuminating the Black Box The Psychological Tradition in Media Studies
The Ethnographic Communication Theory of Philipsen and Associates
The Movement and Watershed Research Traditions in Human Communication
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