9780205367658

The Interpersonal Communication Book

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205367658

  • ISBN10:

    0205367658

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Provides a highly interactive presentation of the theory, research, and skills of interpersonal communication with strong, integrated discussions of diversity, ethics, workplace issues, and technology. Recognized for its ability to help students understand the crucial connection between theory and practice, the Tenth Edition presents a comprehensive view of the theory and research in interpersonal communication and, at the same time, guides students to improve a wide range of interpersonal skills and to apply these to personal, social, and workplace relationships. Superior coverage of cultural diversity, ethics, interpersonal communication in the workplace, and the workings and effects of technology make The Interpersonal Communication Book the best choice for preparing students to communicate successfully in today's world.

Table of Contents

Specialized Table of Contents xiii
Welcome to The Interpersonal Communication Book xvii
PART ONE INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION PRELIMINARIES
1(132)
Universals of Interpersonal Communication
1(34)
Culture in Interpersonal Communication
35(27)
The Self in Interpersonal Communication
62(28)
Perception in Interpersonal Communication
90(23)
Listening in Interpersonal Communication
113(20)
PART TWO MESSAGES: VERBAL AND NONVERBAL
133(100)
Universals of Verbal and Nonverbal Messages
133(21)
Verbal Messages
154(26)
Nonverbal Messages
180(31)
Messages and Conversation
211(22)
PART THREE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
233(122)
Universals of Interpersonal Relationships
233(19)
Interpersonal Relationships: Growth and Deterioration
252(28)
Interpersonal Relationships: Friendship, Love, Family, and Workplace
280(29)
Conflict in Interpersonal Relationships
309(24)
Power in Interpersonal Relationships
333(22)
Glossary of Interpersonal Communication Concepts and Skills 355(18)
Bibliography 373(30)
Credits 403(2)
Index 405

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