Looseleaf for Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2020-05-12
  • Publisher: MCGRAW

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Table of Contents

About the Authors

Part I  Foundations

Chapter 1  Thinking About Communication: Definition, Models, and Ethics
Chapter 2  Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts
Chapter 3  Thinking About Theory, Research, and Paradigms

Part II  Empirical/Post-Positivist Theories

The Self and Messages 
Chapter 4  Expectancy Violations Theory

Relationship Development
Chapter 5  Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Chapter 6  Social Exchange Theory
Chapter 7  Social Penetration Theory
Chapter 8  Social Information Processing Theory

Groups, Teams, and Organizations
Chapter 9  Structuration Theory
Chapter 10  Organizational Information Theory

The Media
Chapter 11  Agenda Setting Theory
Chapter 12 Spiral of Silence Theory
Chapter 13  Uses and Gratifications Theory

Culture and Diversity
Chapter 14  Face-Negotiation Theory

Part III  Interpretive Theories

The Self and Messages
Chapter 15  Symbolic Interaction Theory
Chapter 16Coordinated Management of Meaning

Relationship Development
Chapter 17  Communication Privacy Management Theory

Groups, Teams, and Organizations
Chapter 18  Groupthink
Chapter 19  Organizational Culture Theory

The Public
Chapter 20  The Rhetoric
Chapter 21  Dramatism
Chapter 22  The Narrative Paradigm

The Media
Chapter 23  Media Ecology Theory

Culture and Diversity
Chapter 24  Communication Accommodation Theory

Part IV Critical Theories

Relationship Development
Chapter 25  Relational Dialectics Theory

The Media
Chapter 26  Cultivation Theory
Chapter 27  Cultural Studies Theory

Culture and Diversity
Chapter 28  Muted Group Theory
Chapter 29  Feminist Standpoint Theory
Chapter 30  Co-Cultural Theory

Name Index
Subject Index

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