Interpersonal Communication : Everyday Encounters

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-26
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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You'll find your voice and experience communication success with INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, Sixth Edition! Award-winning author Julia T. Wood presents a pragmatic introduction to the concepts, principles, and skills of interpersonal communication?helping you build the skills you need to become a better communicator. You'll also read about such timely issues as the ethical challenges and choices that affect interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence and forgiveness, interracial relationships, safe sex, dealing with abuse from intimates, race-related differences between conflict styles, the power of language, and more!

Table of Contents

The Fabric of Interpersonal Communication
A First Look at Interpersonal Communication
Communication and Personal Identity
Perception and Communication
The World of Words
The World Beyond Words
Mindful Listening
Weaving Communciation into Relationships
Emotions and Communication
Communication Climate: The Foundation of Personal Relationships
Managing Conflict in Relationships
Friendships in Our Lives
Committed Romantic Relationships
Communication in Families
Epilogue: Continuing the Conversation
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Useful for sociology majors March 2, 2015
Covers the basics as well as execution strategies to implement said strategies.
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