9780073406787

Human Communication: Principles and Contexts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073406787

  • ISBN10:

    0073406783

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Intended for the introductory communication concepts course, this text focuses on the principles and contexts of communication studies. The award-winning author links theory and research with fundamental concepts to create plentiful opportunities for students to apply their understanding and develop practical communication skills. His exposition is seasoned with intriguing case studies and stimulating examples drawn from contemporary life. In addition, Tubbs shows a true sensitivity to diversity--a reflection of his professional interests in gender and cultural issues.

Table of Contents

Principles
The Process of Human Communication
Person Perception
The Verbal Message
The Nonverbal Message
Listening
Conflict and Negotiation
Ethics and Communication
Relationships in Process
Contexts
Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Interviewing
Small-Group Communication
Public Communication
Organizational Communication
Mass Communication and the New Technologies
Glossary
References
Credits
Indexes
Name Index
Subject Index
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