More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 3/18/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
- The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.
The most widely-used textbook for the communication theory course,A First Look at Communication Theoryanalyzes the major communication theories at a level that is appropriate for both lower- and upper-level courses. The 32 theories represented in the text reflect a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and strike a balance of scientific and interpretive approaches.
Table of Contents
|Launching Your Study of Communication Theory|
|Talk About Theory|
|Weighing the Words|
|Mapping the Territory (Seven Traditions in the Field of Communication Theory)|
|Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Messages|
|Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead|
|Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) of|
|Expectancy Violations Theory of|
|Social Penetration Theory of|
|Uncertainty Reduction Theory of|
|Social Information Processing Theory of|
|Relational Dialectics of|
|The Interactional View of Paul Watzlawick Influence|
|Social Judgment Theory of|
|Elaboration Likelihood Model|
|Cognitive Dissonance Theory of|
|Group and Public Communication Group Decision Making|
|Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making of|
|Adaptive Structuration Theory of Marshall|
|Cultural Approach to Organizations of|
|Critical Theory of Communication Approach to Organizations of Stan Deetz|
|The Rhetoric of Aristotle|
|Narrative Paradigm of Walter Fisher Ethical Reflections|
|Mass Communication Media and Culture|
|Media Ecology of|
|Cultural Studies of Stuart Hall|
|Cultivation Theory of|
|Agenda-Setting Theory of|
|Spiral of Silence of Elisabeth|
|Cultural Context Intercultural Communication|
|Communication Accommodation Theory of|
|Face-Negotiation Theory of Stella|
|Speech Codes Theory of|
|Genderlect Styles of|
|Standpoint Theory of|
|Muted Group Theory of|
|Integration Communication Theory|
|Common Threads in Communication Theories|
|Abstracts of Theories|
|Feature Films that Illustrate Communication Theory|
|National Communication Association Credo for Ethical Communication|
|Credits and Acknowledgements|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|