CART

(0) items

New Directions in Interpersonal Communication Research

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781412959414

ISBN10:
1412959411
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/25/2009
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications, Inc
List Price: $70.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$20.00

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9781412959414
$49.00

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
N9781412959414
$68.25

eTextbook


 
Duration
Price
$37.80
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $38.46
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 2/25/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Presenting today's cutting-edge interpersonal communication research and reflecting on the changes that have occurred over the past three decades, New Directions in Interpersonal Communication Research is relevant and useful to a broad audience, from advanced undergraduate students to the most experienced researchers in the area. By telling the 'ústories'Ě of research, this volume's contributors avoid the dry, encyclopedic style that is typical of chapters in handbooks. This new collection showcases the vital, collaborative, and interdisciplinary interpersonal communication research that is being conducted today. Editors Sandi W. Smith and Steven R. Wilson bring together a combination of established and newer scholars, as well as 'úboundary spanners'Ě-those who are applying interpersonal theories and concepts to areas such as family, health, intercultural, organizational, and mediated communication-to illustrate the wealth and breadth of this area of study and research. Each chapter has clear applied value with an emphasis on doing theoretically driven work that has implications for social issues and problems. Key Features Offers a broad overview of interpersonal communication as an area of study, situating it historically, discussing advances in theory as well as application, and including a broad range of metatheoretical perspectives Traces evolving trends during the past 30 years that have shaped the study of interpersonal communication and continue to make it relevant, including issues about the larger society (such as globalization and technology), about the communication discipline (such as fractionalization), and about interpersonal communication in particular (such as a focus on 'údarker'Ě topics) Includes topics that range from evolutionary and dialectical perspectives on interpersonal communication, to uncertainty and turbulence in interpersonal relationships, to comforting and destructive patterns of communication Illustrates how interpersonal communication research can be applied to such diverse topics as information management and privacy, family adaptation to medical diagnoses, and how writing blogs affects self-esteem Tells the background stories of contributors' research programs, including why the topic matters, what they found, where their work is going, and lessons learnedNew Directions in Interpersonal Communication Research is intended as a core text for graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in Interpersonal Communication, Relational Communication, and Communication Theory.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Commentary on New Directions in Interpersonal Communication
Evolving Trends in Interpersonal Communication Research
Metatheoretical Approaches to Interpersonal Communication Research
Evolutionary Perspectives on Interpersonal Relationships
Relational Dialectics Theory, Applied
Basic Interpersonal Processes
Relational Uncertainty and Interpersonal Communication
Uncertainty and Information Management in Interpersonal Contexts
Turbulence in Relational Transitions
Workplace Relationships and Membership Negotiation
The Light and Dark Sides of Interpersonal Communication
Explaining Recipient Responses to Supportive Messages: Development and Tests of a Dual-Process Theory
Toward a Communication Theory of the Demand/Withdraw Pattern of Interaction in Interpersonal Relationships
Advances in Deception Detection
Hurtful Communication: Current Research and Future Directions
Relationships, Media, and Culture
Culture and Interpersonal Relationships
New Technologies and New Directions in Online Relating
Interpersonal Relationships on Television: A Look at Three Key Attributes
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...