Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

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SAGE, Oct 1, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 842 pages
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What is interpersonal communication? Is it limited to interaction between two people? Does it only involve personal relationships? Does it go beyond face-to-face interactions? Can it take place in a variety of contexts, such as the workplace, a health practitioner’s office, or online? This fully revised Third Edition of the Handbook of Interpersonal Communication addresses these and other fundamental yet pivotal questions, offering graduate students and faculty interested in the study of interpersonal communication an important, state-of-the-art reference work. Providing a complete course of study, the Handbook includes the following units: Basic Issues and Approaches; Perspectives on Inquiry; Fundamental Units; Processes and Functions; and Interpersonal Contexts.
 

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Contents

Background and Current Trends in the Study of Interpersonal Communication
3
PERSPECTIVES ON INQUIRY
21
Hypothesis Testing and Modeling Perspectives on Inquiry
23
Perspectives on Inquiry III The Moral of Stories
73
Discourse Analysis
102
FUNDAMENTAL UNITS
131
Personality and Interpersonal Communication
133
Goals and Knowledge Structures in Social Interaction
181
Interpersonal Influence
425
Interpersonal Conflict A Review
475
Cues Filtered Out Cues Filtered In ComputerMediated Communication and Relationships
529
Interpersonal Skills
564
CONTEXTS
613
An Ecological Systems Perspective on Workplace Relationships
615
Interpersonal Processes in Romantic Relationships
643
Interpersonal Communication and Health Care
680

Language and Interpersonal Communication
213
Nonverbal Signals
240
Culture Meaning and Interpersonal Communication
300
PROCESSES AND FUNCTIONS
337
Emotional Communication
339
Supportive Communication
374
Interpersonal Communication in Family Relationships
726
Author Index
779
Subject Index
825
About the Editors
835
About the Contributors
836
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Mark L. Knapp (Ph.D., Penn State University, 1966) is the Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor Emeritus in Communication and Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin. Three of his books are: Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction (with J. A. Hall); Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships (with A. L. Vangelisti); and Lying and Deception in Human Interaction. He is past president of the International Communication Association and the National Communication Association, a Fellow of the International Communication Association, and a Distinguished Scholar in the National Communication Association. He served as editor of Human Communication Research, and developed and edited the Sage Series in Interpersonal Communication.

John A. Daly (Ph.D., Purdue University, 1977) is the Liddell Professor of Communication, TCB Professor of Management, and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He has served as President of the National Communication Association and on the Board of Directors of the International Communication Association and the International Customer Service Association. He is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters, and he has served as editor of the journal Communication Education and as coeditor of the journal Written Communication. His most recent book is Advocacy: Championing Innovations and Influencing Others (Yale, 2011).

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