Interpersonal Communication (2nd Revised edition)

Interpersonal Communication (2nd Revised edition)

By: Peter Hartley (author)Paperback

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This fully revised and updated second edition: * outlines the main components and distinctive characteristics of interpersonal communication * offers detailed analysis of communication structures, considering their everyday applications and implications * includes new material on race, gender and sexuality * looks to the future of interpersonal communication.

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Peter Hartley is Senior Academic in Communication Studies at the School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University.


Part 1 Understanding interpersonal communication: defining what we mean by interpersonal communication; the process of interpersonal communication; the skills of interpersonal communication; communication skills in context.Part 2 The components of interpersonal communication: social context; social identity; social perception; codes 1 - codes and language; codes 2 - incorporating the nonverbals. Part 3 Issues and controversies in interpersonal communication: are popular models of interpersonal communication useful?; do men and women communicate differently?; does assertiveness work?. Part 4 Going beyond interpersonal communication; how is group communication different from interpersonal communication?; final thoughts - is CMC a new form of interpersonal communication?.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780415181075
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780415181075
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0415181070
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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