Interpersonal Communication: Competence and Contexts

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-02-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This highly readable book provides interpersonal communication theories, concepts, and applications based on a unique model of communication competence. Studying interpersonal communication through this distinct framework will provide a foundation for readersrs"motivationto communicate competently, increase theirknowledgeabout communication, and enhance their acquisition and performance of communicationskills. With engaging examples and an attention-getting design, this Second Edition covers a broad range of interpersonal communication themes, including strategic alternatives and solutions to communication challenges.

Table of Contents

The Basics
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Communication and the Self
Self Concept and Communication
Emotions and Communication
Verbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Communication with Others
Communication Style and Conversation
Listening and Confirming Communication
Disconfirming Communication and Setting Boundaries
Communication and Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships
Interpersonal Conflict
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