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Summary

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 33 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

Preface for Instructors xv
DIVISION ONE OVERVIEW
1(50)
Introduction
2(4)
Talk About Theory
6(15)
Science or Interpretation: Two Views of a Monster Ad
6(3)
Glenn: An Objective Approach
8(1)
Marty: An Interpretive Approach
8(1)
Objective or Interpretive: A Difference That Makes a Difference
9(1)
Ways of Knowing: Discovering Truth or Creating Multiple Realities?
10(1)
Human Nature: Determinism or Free Will?
11(2)
The Highest Value: Objectivity or Emancipation?
13(1)
The Purpose of Theory: Universal Laws or Guides for Interpretation?
14(1)
Research Methods: Quantitative or Qualitative?
14(5)
Experiments
15(1)
Surveys
16(1)
Textual Analysis
17(1)
Ethnography
18(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
19(1)
A Second Look
20(1)
Mapping the Territory (Seven Traditions in the Field of Communication Theory)
21(16)
The Socio-Psychological Tradition Communication as Interpersonal Influence
22(1)
The Cybernetic Tradition
Communication as Information Processing
23(2)
The Rhetorical Tradition
Communication as Artful Public Address
25(1)
The Semiotic Tradition
Communication as the Process of Sharing Meaning Through Signs
26(2)
The Socio-Cultural Tradition
Communication as the Creation and Enactment of Social Reality
28(2)
The Critical Tradition
Communication as a Reflective Challenge of Unjust Discourse
30(2)
The Phenomenological Tradition
Communication as the Experience of Self and Others Through Dialogue
32(1)
Fencing the Field of Communication Theory
33(1)
The Ethical Tradition
Communication as People of Character Interacting in Just and Beneficial Ways
34(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
35(1)
A Second Look
36(1)
Weighing the Words of Ernest Bormann's Symbolic Convergence Theory
37(14)
A Test Case: Ernest Bormann's Symbolic Convergence Theory
38(1)
What Makes an Objective Theory Good?
39(5)
Scientific Standard 1: Explanation of the Data
39(1)
Scientific Standard 2: Prediction of Future Events
40(1)
Scientific Standard 3: Relative Simplicity
41(1)
Scientific Standard 4: Hypotheses That Can Be Tested
42(1)
Scientific Standard 5: Practical Utility
43(1)
What Makes an Interpretive Theory Good?
44(4)
Interpretive Standard 1: New Understanding of People
44(1)
Interpretive Standard 2: Clarification of Values
45(1)
Interpretive Standard 3: Aesthetic Appeal
46(1)
Interpretive Standard 4: A Community of Agreement
46(1)
Interpretive Standard 5: Reform of Society
47(1)
Balancing the Scale: Similar Weights and Measures
48(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
49(1)
A Second Look
49(2)
DIVISION TWO INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
51(194)
Interpersonal Messages
52(3)
Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead
55(11)
Meaning: The Construction of Social Reality
56(1)
Language: The Source of Meaning
57(1)
Thought: The Process of Taking the Role of the Other
58(1)
The Self: Reflections in a Looking Glass
59(2)
Community: The Socializing Effect of Others' Expectations
61(1)
A Sampler of Applied Symbolic Interaction
62(1)
Critique: A Theory Too Grand?
63(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
64(1)
A Second Look
65(1)
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) of W. Barnett Pearce & Vernon Cronen
66(17)
CMM in Action: Stories from the Field
66(3)
Mediation
67(1)
Family Therapy
67(1)
Cupertino Community Project
68(1)
Persons-in-Conversation: Creating Bonds of Union
69(3)
Stories Told and Stories Lived
72(5)
Bringing Coherence to Stories Told
73(2)
Coordination---The Meshing of Stories Lived
75(2)
Dialogic Communication: A New Way to Talk with Others
77(1)
Critique: What Does the Language of CMM Create for You?
78(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
80(1)
Conversations: Barnett Pearce
81(1)
A Second Look
81(2)
Expectancy Violations Theory of Judee Burgoon
83(14)
Personal Space Expectations: Conform or Deviate?
84(2)
An Applied Test of the Original Model
86(1)
A Convoluted Model Becomes an Elegant Theory
87(1)
Core Concepts of EVT
88(4)
Expectancy
88(1)
Violation Valence
89(2)
Communicator Reward Valence
91(1)
Interaction Adaptation---Burgoon's Next Frontier
92(1)
Critique: Work in Progress
93(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
94(1)
Conversations: Judee Burgoon
95(1)
A Second Look
95(2)
Interpersonal Deception Theory of David Buller & Judee Burgoon
97(21)
An Emergent Theory of Strategic Interaction
99(2)
Manipulating Information: The Language and Look of Liars
101(2)
Leakage---The Truth Will Come Out (Maybe)
103(1)
The Respondent's Dilemma: Truth Bias or Suspicion?
104(1)
Putting Doubts to Rest: Deceiver Adjustment to Suspicion
105(1)
Critique: Why Does It Have to Be So Complicated?
106(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
108(1)
Conversations: David Buller
108(1)
A Second Look
108(2)
Ethical Reflections
110(1)
Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative
110(1)
Augustine's Divine Will
111(1)
Sissela Bok's Principle of Veracity
112(2)
Relationship Development
114(4)
Social Penetration Theory of Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor
118(12)
Personality Structure: A Multilayered Onion
119(1)
Closeness Through Self-Disclosure
119(1)
The Depth and Breadth of Self-Disclosure
120(2)
Regulating Closeness on the Basis of Rewards and Costs
122(3)
Outcome: Rewards Minus Costs
123(1)
Comparison Level (CL)---Gauging Relational Satisfaction
123(1)
Comparison Level of Alternatives (CL alt)---Gauging Relational Stability
124(1)
A Simple Notion Becomes More Complex in Practice
125(2)
Communication Privacy Management Theory
125(2)
Critique: Pulling Back from Social Penetration
127(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
128(1)
A Second Look
128(2)
Uncertainty Reduction Theory of Charles Berger
130(12)
Uncertainty Reduction: To Predict and Explain
132(1)
An Axiomatic Theory: Certainty about Uncertainty
132(2)
Theorems: The Logical Force of Uncertainty Axioms
134(1)
Strategies to Cope with Certain Uncertainty
135(3)
Critique: Nagging Doubts about Uncertainty
138(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
139(1)
Conversations: Chuck Berger
140(1)
A Second Look
140(2)
Social Information Processing Theory of Joseph Walther
142(18)
CMC Versus Face-to-Face: A Sip Instead of a Gulp
143(1)
You've Got Mail---A Case Study of Online Romance
144(1)
Verbal Cues of Affinity Replace Nonverbal Cues
144(3)
Experimental Support for a Counterintuitive Idea
145(2)
Extended Time---The Crucial Variable in CMC
147(1)
Hyperpersonal Perspective: It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This
148(4)
Sender: Selective Self-Presentation
149(1)
Receiver: Overattribution of Similarity
150(1)
Channel: Communicating on Your Own Time
151(1)
Feedback: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
152(1)
Critique: Walther's Candid Assessment
152(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
154(1)
Conversations: Joe Walther
154(1)
A Second Look
155(1)
Relationship Maintenance
156(4)
Relational Dialectics of Leslie Baxter & Barbara Montgomery
160(15)
The Tug-of-War Dialectics of Close Relationships
161(1)
Three Dialectics That Affect Relationships
162(5)
Integration and Separation
164(1)
Stability and Change
165(1)
Expression and Nonexpression
166(1)
A Second Generation of Relational Dialectics: Emphasis on Dialogue
167(4)
Dialogue as a Constitutive Process
167(1)
Dialogue as Dialectical Flux
168(1)
Dialogue as an Aesthetic Moment
169(1)
Dialogue as Utterance
169(1)
Dialogue as a Critical Sensibility
170(1)
Critique: Meeting the Criteria for a Good Interpretive Theory
171(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
172(1)
Conversations: Leslie Baxter
173(1)
A Second Look
173(2)
The Interactional View of Paul Watzlawick
175(15)
The Family as a System
176(1)
Axioms of Interpersonal Communications
177(4)
One Cannot Not Communicate
177(1)
Communication = Content + Relationship
178(1)
The Nature of a Relationship Depends on How Both Parties Punctuate the Communication Sequence
179(1)
All Communication Is Either Symmetrical or Complementary
180(1)
Trapped in a System with No Place to Go
181(1)
Reframing: Changing the Game by Changing the Rules
182(2)
Critique: Adjustments Needed within the System
184(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
185(1)
A Second Look
185(2)
Cognitive Processing
187(3)
Constructivism of Jesse Delia
190(16)
Role Category Questionnaire Instructions
190(1)
Personal Constructs as Evidence of Cognitive Complexity
191(1)
An Index of Social Perception Skills
191(1)
Scoring the RCQ for Construct Differentiation
192(1)
Person--Centered Messages--The Interpersonal Edge
193(1)
Message Production: Crafting Goal-Based Plans for Action
194(4)
Goals
195(1)
Plans
195(2)
Action
197(1)
Beneficial Effects of Person-Centered Messages
198(2)
Socializing a New Generation of Sophisticated Speakers
200(1)
Critique: Second Thoughts about Cognitive Complexity
201(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
202(1)
Conversations: Jesse Delia, Brant Burleson, and Jim Applegate
202(1)
A Second Look
202(4)
Influence
Social Judgment Theory of Muzafer Sherif
206(10)
Three Attitude Zones: Acceptance, Rejection, and Noncommitment
207(1)
Ego-Involvement: How Much Do You Care?
208(2)
Judging the Message: Contrast and Assimilation Errors
210(1)
Discrepancy and Attitude Change
211(1)
Practical Advice for the Persuader
212(1)
Evidence That Argues for Acceptance
212(2)
Critique: How Wide Is Your Theoretical Latitude of Acceptance?
214(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
215(1)
A Second Look
215(1)
Elaboration Likelihood Model of Richard Petty & John Cacioppo
216(12)
The Central and the Peripheral Routes: Alternative Paths to Persuasion
217(1)
Motivation for Elaboration: Is It Worth the Effort?
218(1)
Ability for Elaboration: Can They Do It?
219(1)
Type of Elaboration: Objective Versus Biased Thinking
220(1)
Elaborated Arguments: Strong, Weak, and Neutral
220(1)
Peripheral Cues: An Alternative Route of Influence
221(2)
Pushing the Limits of Peripheral Power
223(1)
Choosing a Route: Practical Advice for the Persuader
224(1)
Critique: Elaborating the Model
225(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
226(1)
A Second Look
226(2)
Cognitive Dissonance Theory of Leon Festinger
228(17)
Dissonance: Discord Between Behavior and Belief
228(1)
Three Hypotheses: Ways to Reduce Dissonance Between Attitudes and Actions
229(3)
Hypothesis 1: Selective Exposure Prevents Dissonance
230(1)
Hypothesis 2: Postdecision Dissonance Creates a Need for Reassurance
231(1)
Hypothesis 3: Minimal Justification for Action Induces a Shift in Attitude
231(1)
A Classic Experiment: ``Would I Lie for a Dollar?''
232(1)
Three State-of-the-Art Revisions: The Cause and Effect of Dissonance
233(4)
Self-Consistency: The Rationalizing Animal
234(1)
Personal Responsibility for Bad Outcomes (the New Look)
235(1)
Self-Affirmation to Dissipate Dissonance
236(1)
Theory into Practice: Persuasion Through Dissonance
237(1)
Critique: Dissonance over Dissonance
238(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
239(1)
A Second Look
239(2)
Ethical Reflections
241(1)
Martin Buber's Dialogic Ethics
241(1)
Thomas Nilsen's Significant Choice
242(3)
DIVISION THREE GROUP AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
245(108)
Group Decision Making
246(3)
Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making of Randy Hirokawa & Dennis Gouran
249(13)
Four Functions of Effective Decision Making
250(3)
Analysis of the Problem
250(1)
Goal Setting
251(1)
Identification of Alternatives
251(2)
Evaluation of Positive and Negative Characteristics
253(1)
Prioritizing the Functions
253(2)
The Role of Communication in Fulfilling the Functions
255(1)
From the Tiny Pond to the Big Ocean
256(2)
Practical Advice for Amateurs and Professionals
258(1)
Critique: Is Rationality Overrated?
259(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
260(1)
Conversations: Randy Hirokawa
260(1)
A Second Look
261(1)
Adaptive Structuration Theory of Marshall Scott Poole
262(16)
Phasing Out the Phase Model
263(1)
Structuration According to Giddens
264(2)
Interaction: Concerns of Morality, Communication, and Power
266(1)
The Use and Abuse of Rules and Resources
267(1)
Researching the Use of Rules and Resources
268(1)
Production of Change, Reproduction of Stability
269(2)
Crafting the Decision
269(1)
Duality of Structure
270(1)
How Should We Then Live---in a Group?
271(1)
Critique: Tied to Giddens---for Better or Worse
272(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
273(1)
Conversations: Scott Poole
274(1)
A Second Look
274(1)
Organizational Communication
275(3)
Information Systems Approach to Organizations of Karl Weick
278(11)
Organizing: Making Sense Out of Equivocal Information
279(1)
Sensemaking in a Loosely Coupled System
280(2)
Organizing to Survive in a Changing Environment
282(1)
The Three-Stage Process of Socio-Cultural Evolution
283(3)
Enactment: Don't Just Sit There; Do Something
283(1)
Selection: Retrospective Sensemaking
284(2)
Retention: Treat Memory as a Pest
286(1)
Critique: The Strength and Weakness of Metaphor
286(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
287(1)
A Second Look
288(1)
Cultural Approach to Organizations of Clifford Geertz & Michael Pacanowsky
289(11)
Culture as a Metaphor of Organizational Life
289(1)
What Culture Is; What Culture Is Not
290(1)
Thick Description---What Ethnographers Do
291(1)
Metaphors: Taking Language Seriously
292(1)
The Symbolic Interpretation of Story
293(1)
Stories at Dixie
293(1)
Fiction as a Form of Scholarly Discourse
294(1)
Ritual: This Is the Way It's Always Been, and Always Will Be
294(2)
Can the Manager Be an Agent of Cultural Change?
296(1)
Critique: Is the Cultural Approach Useful?
297(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
298(1)
A Second Look
299(1)
Critical Theory of Communication Approach to Organizations of Stanley Deetz
300(19)
Corporate Colonization of Everyday Life
301(1)
Information Versus Communication: A Difference That Makes a Difference
302(2)
Strategy: Overt Managerial Moves to Extend Control
304(2)
Consent: Willing Allegiance to Covert Control
306(2)
Involvement: Free Expression of Ideas, but No Voice
308(1)
Participation: Stakeholder Democracy in Action
309(1)
Models of Stakeholder Participation
310(1)
Critique: Is Workplace Democracy Just a Dream?
311(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
313(1)
Conversations: Stan Deetz
314(1)
A Second Look
314(2)
Public Rhetoric
316(3)
The Rhetoric of Aristotle
319(10)
Rhetoric: Making Persuasion Probable
320(1)
Rhetorical Proof: Logos, Ethos, Pathos
320(5)
Case Study: ``I Have a Dream''
321(1)
Logical Proof: Lines of Argument That Make Sense
321(2)
Ethical Proof: Perceived Source Credibility
323(1)
Emotional Proof: Striking a Responsive Chord
324(1)
The Five Canons of Rhetoric
325(1)
Critique: Standing the Test of Time
326(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
327(1)
A Second Look
327(2)
Dramatism of Kenneth Burke
329(10)
Identification: Without It, There Is No Persuasion
330(1)
The Dramatistic Pentad
331(1)
Guilt-Redemption Cycle: The Root of All Rhetoric
332(3)
Redemption Through Victimage
333(2)
A Rhetorical Critique Using Dramatistic Insight
335(1)
Malcolm X, ``The Ballot or the Bullet''
335(1)
Critique: Evaluating the Critic's Analysis
336(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
337(1)
A Second Look
338(1)
Narrative Paradigm of Walter Fisher
339(14)
Telling a Compelling Story
340(1)
Narration and Paradigm: Defining the Terms
341(1)
Paradigm Shift: From a Rational World Paradigm to a Narrative One
342(2)
Narrative Rationality: Coherence and Fidelity
344(2)
Narrative Coherence: Does the Story Hang Together?
344(1)
Narrative Fidelity: Does the Story Ring True and Humane?
345(1)
Critique: Does Fisher's Story Have Coherence and Fidelity?
346(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
347(1)
A Second Look
348(1)
Ethical Reflections
349(1)
Aristotle's Golden Mean
349(1)
Cornel West's Prophetic Pragmatism
350(3)
DIVISION FOUR MASS COMMUNICATION
353(70)
Media and Culture
354(4)
Semiotics of Roland Barthes
358(12)
Wrestling with Signs
359(2)
A Sign Is the Combination of Its Signifier and Signified
359(1)
A Sign Does Not Stand on Its Own: It Is Part of a System
360(1)
The Yellow Ribbon Transformation: From Forgiveness to Pride
361(1)
The Making of Myth: Stripping the Sign of Its History
362(2)
Unmasking the Myth of a Homogeneous Society
364(2)
The Semiotics of Mass Communication: ``I'd Like to Be Like Mike''
366(1)
Critique: Do Mythic Signs Always Reaffirm the Status Quo?
367(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
368(1)
A Second Look
368(2)
Cultural Studies of Stuart Hall
370(15)
The Media as Powerful Ideological Tools
371(1)
Early Cultural Critics
372(2)
Making Meaning
374(1)
Corporate Control of Mass Communication
374(1)
The Media Role in the 1991 Gulf War
375(1)
Post-9/11 Media Coverage: The Chill of Constraint
376(2)
An Obstinate Audience
378(1)
Critique: Your Judgment Will Depend on Your Ideology
379(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
381(1)
A Second Look
381(2)
Media Effects
383(2)
Cultivation Theory of George Gerbner
385(10)
An Index of Violence
386(1)
Equal Violence, Unequal Risk
387(1)
Establishing a Viewer Profile
388(1)
Minds Plowed by Television Grow Fearful Thoughts
388(1)
Mainstreaming
389(1)
Resonance
390(1)
Critique: Is the Cultivation Differential Real, Large, Crucial?
391(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
393(1)
A Second Look
393(2)
Agenda-Setting Theory of Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw
395(13)
The Original Agenda: Not What to Think, but What to Think About
395(1)
A Theory Whose Time Had Come
396(1)
Media Agenda and Public Agenda: A Close Match
397(1)
What Causes What?
398(1)
Who Sets the Agenda for the Agenda Setters?
399(1)
Who Is Most Affected by the Media Agenda?
400(1)
Framing: Transferring the Salience of Attributes
401(1)
Not Just What to Think About, but How to Think About It
402(1)
Beyond Opinion: The Behavioral Effect of the Media's Agenda
403(2)
Will New Media Continue to Guide Focus, Opinions, and Behavior?
404(1)
Critique: Are the Effects Too Limited, the Scope Too Wide?
405(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
406(1)
Conversations: Max McCombs
406(1)
A Second Look
407(1)
Spiral of Silence of Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann
408(15)
A Quasi-Statistical Organ Sensing the Climate of Opinion
409(1)
Fear of Isolation: The Engine That Drives the Spiral of Silence
409(1)
The Powerful Role of the Mass Media
410(2)
A Time to Speak and a Time to Keep Silent
412(2)
The Accelerating Spiral of Silence
414(2)
The Hard Core and Avant-Garde: Holdouts Who Can Change the World
416(1)
Critique: Fatal Flaws in Mapping the Spiral?
416(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
418(1)
A Second Look
419(1)
Ethical Reflections
420(1)
Jurgen Habermas' Discourse Ethics
420(2)
Clifford Christians' Communitarian Ethics
422(1)
DIVISION FIVE CULTURAL CONTEXT
423(88)
Intercultural Communication
424(2)
Anxiety/Uncertainty Management Theory of William Gudykunst
426(13)
Enter the Stranger
426(1)
Effective Communication: Thwarted by Anxiety and Uncertainty
427(4)
Lower and Upper Thresholds for Fears and Doubts
430(1)
Mindfulness: Conscious Choice Rather Than Scripted Behavior
431(1)
Causes of Anxiety and Uncertainty in Intercultural Encounters
432(4)
Self-Concept
433(1)
Motivation to Interact
433(1)
Reactions to Strangers
434(1)
Social Categorization of Strangers
434(1)
Situational Processes
435(1)
Connections with Strangers
435(1)
Ethical Interactions
435(1)
Critique: Reflections on the Choices That Gudykunst Made
436(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
437(1)
A Second Look
438(1)
Face-Negotiation Theory of Stella Ting-Toomey
439(15)
Collectivistic and Individualistic Cultures
441(1)
Self-Construal: Varied Self-Images Within a Culture
442(1)
The Multiple Faces of Face
443(2)
Predictable Styles of Conflict Management
445(3)
Application: Competent Intercultural Facework
448(1)
Critique: Passing the Test with a Good Grade
449(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
451(1)
Conversations: Stella Ting-Toomey
452(1)
A Second Look
452(2)
Speech Codes Theory of Gerry Philipsen
454(16)
The Distinctiveness of Speech Codes
456(1)
The Multiplicity of Speech Codes
456(1)
The Substance of Speech Codes
457(1)
The Interpretation of Speech Codes
458(2)
The Site of Speech Codes
460(1)
The Force of Speech Codes in Discussions
461(1)
Performance Ethnography
462(1)
Critique: Different Speech Codes in Communication Theory
463(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
465(1)
Conversations: Gerry Philipsen
465(1)
A Second Look
465(2)
Gender and Communication
467(3)
Genderlect Styles of Deborah Tannen
470(12)
When Harry Met Sally: The Clash of Two Cultures
471(2)
Women's Desire for Connection Versus Men's Desire for Status
473(1)
Rapport Talk Versus Report Talk
473(3)
Public Speaking Versus Private Speaking
474(1)
Telling a Story
474(1)
Listening
475(1)
Asking Questions
475(1)
Conflict
476(1)
``Now You're Beginning to Understand''
476(2)
Critique: Is Tannen Soft on Research and Men?
478(2)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
480(1)
A Second Look
480(2)
Standpoint Theory of Sandra Harding & Julia T. Wood
482(12)
A Feminist Standpoint Rooted in Philosophy and Literature
483(2)
Women as a Marginalized Group
485(2)
Knowledge from Nowhere Versus Local Knowledge
487(1)
Strong Objectivity: Less Partial Views from the Standpoint of Women
488(1)
Theory to Practice: Communication Research Based on Women's Lives
489(1)
The Standpoint of Black Feminist Thought
490(1)
Critique: Do Standpoints on the Margins Give a Less False View?
491(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
492(1)
A Second Look
493(1)
Muted Group Theory of Cheris Kramarae
494(17)
Muted Groups: Black Holes in Someone Else's Universe
495(1)
The Masculine Power to Name Experience
496(1)
Men as the Gatekeepers of Communication
497(1)
The Unfulfilled Promise of the Internet
498(1)
Women's Truth into Men's Talk: The Problem of Translation
499(2)
Speaking Out in Private: Networking with Women
501(1)
Speaking Out in Public: A Feminist Dictionary
502(1)
Sexual Harassment: Coining a Term to Label Experience
502(2)
Critique: Is a Good Man Hard to Find (and Change)?
504(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
505(1)
Conversations: Cheris Kramarae
505(1)
A Second Look
506(1)
Ethical Reflections
507(1)
Carol Gilligan's Different Voice
507(1)
Seyla Benhabib's Interactive Universalism
508(3)
DIVISION SIX INTEGRATION
511
Communication Theory
512(4)
Order Out of Chaos
516
Plotting Theories on an Objective-Interpretive Scale
517(2)
``On the One Hand...On the Other''
519(1)
Four Options for Scholars: Reject, Respect, Cooperate, Merge
520(4)
Rejecting Inferior Scholarship
520(1)
Respecting and Celebrating Differences
521(1)
Cooperating with Needed Colleagues
522(1)
Legitimizing the Child of a Shotgun Marriage (Merge)
523(1)
A Final Note
524(1)
Questions to Sharpen Your Focus
525(1)
A Second Look
525
Appendix A: Abstracts of Theories 1(5)
Appendix B: Feature Films That Illustrate Communication Theories 6(2)
Appendix C: NCA Credo for Communication Ethics 8
Endnotes 1(1)
Credits and Acknowledgments 1(1)
Index 1


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