9780131321793

Human Communication in Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131321793

  • ISBN10:

    013132179X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Human Communication in Societyis intended for the survey of Human Communication course. This is the course that covers multiple subfields of communication and presumes little if any public speaking assignments. Based on feedback of over 2,000 students who class tested the manuscript and over 100 faculty reviewers,Human Communication in Societyis the only text to show how the interplay between the individual and society impacts communication. By understanding how the tensions that exist among individual forces, societal forces, cultures, and context shape communication and meaning students become more ethical and effective communicators.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction to Human Communication
The Importance of Studying
Human Communication
What Is Human Communication?
A Communication Ethic Summary
Human Communication in Society Online
References
Communication Studies: History and Contemporary Approaches
The History of Communication Studies
Contemporary Approaches, Theories, and Methods
Summary Human Communication in Society Online
References
Foundations of Human Communication
Communication and Identities
The Importance of Identity
What Is Identity?
The Individual and Identity
The Individual, Identity and Society
Ethics and Identity Skills for Communicating about Identities
Summary Human Communication in Society Online
References
Communicating, Perceiving, and Understanding
The Importance of Perception
What is Perception?
Perception and the Individual
The Individual, Perception and Society Ethics and Perception
Improving Your Perception Skills
Summary
Human Communication in Society Online
References
Verbal Communication
The Importance of Verbal Communication
What Is Verbal Communication?
Verbal Communication and the Individual
The Individual, Verbal Communication and Society Ethics and Verbal Communication
Improving your Verbal Communication Skills
Summary
References
Nonverbal Communication
The Importance of Nonverbal Communication
What Is Nonverbal Communication?
Nonverbal Communication and the Individual
The Individual, Nonverbal Communication, and Society Ethics and Nonverbal Communication
Improving Your Nonverbal Communication Skills
Summary
Human Communication in Society Online
References
Human Communication in Context
Communication across Cultures
The Importance of Intercultural Communication
What Is Intercultural Communication?
Intercultural Communication and the Individual
The Individual, Intercultural Communication and Society Ethics and Intercultural Commun
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