9780495502463

Understanding Interpersonal Communication : Making Choices in Changing Times

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495502463

  • ISBN10:

    0495502464

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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West and Turner's UNDERSTANDING INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: MAKING CHOICES IN CHANGING TIMES, Second Edition, empowers you by providing both the knowledge and practical skills you need to be effective communicators in today's rapidly changing and technologically advanced society. An innovative theory-skill framework, integrated in every chapter, uniquely combines theory and practice, eliminating the perceived division between them while clarifying their fundamental interconnections. The text powerfully supports skill development; rather than "telling" you how to communicate, the authors list a "toolbox" of key skills pertaining to each theory so you can actively choose and experiment with strategies appropriate for a given situation. Filled with realistic examples and scenarios that reflect the diversity and interactions of today's students, UNDERSTANDING INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: MAKING CHOICES IN CHANGING TIMES, Second Edition, makes clear connections between theory, skills, and the life situations we all encounter on a daily basis.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Communication, Perception, and the Self
Communication, Identity, and Culture
Communicating Verbally
Communicating Nonverbally
Effective Listening
Communication and Emotion
Sharing Personal Information
Communicating Power and Conflict
Communicating in Close Relationships
Technology and Interpersonal Communication
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