The Sage Handbook of Interpersonal Communication (4th Revised edition)

The Sage Handbook of Interpersonal Communication (4th Revised edition)

By: John A. Daly (editor), Mark L. Knapp (editor)Hardback

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The revised Fourth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting overview of the field of interpersonal communication offering researchers and postgraduate students a state-of-the-art reference work. Well-known experts summarise theory, research, and address key issues such as personal relationships, computer-mediated communication, language, personality, skills, nonverbal communication, and communication across the life span. This updated Handbook covers a wide range of established and emerging topics including: * biological and physiological processes * qualitative and quantitative methods for studying interpersonal communication * interpersonal communication in work, family, intercultural, and health contexts * supportive and divisive transactions * social networks With twenty-six new authors and four new chapters this edition is significantly different from the previous edition. Mark Knapp and John Daly have created an important reference work which is a critical contribution to the field.

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Mark L. Knapp (Ph.D., Penn State University, 1966) is the Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor Emeritus in Communication and Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin. Three of his books are: Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction (with J. A. Hall); Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships (with A. L. Vangelisti); and Lying and Deception in Human Interaction. He is past president of the International Communication Association and the National Communication Association, a Fellow of the International Communication Association, and a Distinguished Scholar in the National Communication Association. He served as editor of Human Communication Research, and developed and edited the Sage Series in Interpersonal Communication. John A. Daly (Ph.D., Purdue University, 1977) is the Liddell Professor of Communication, TCB Professor of Management, and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He has served as President of the National Communication Association and on the Board of Directors of the International Communication Association and the International Customer Service Association. He is the author of more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters, and he has served as editor of the journal Communication Education and as coeditor of the journal Written Communication. His most recent book is Advocacy: Championing Innovations and Influencing Others (Yale, 2011).


PART I: Basic Issues and Approaches 1. Background and Current Trends in the Study of Interpersonal Communication - Mark L. Knapp & John A. Daly PART II: Perspectives on Inquiry 2. Quantitative Social Science Methods of Inquiry - Tim Levine 3. Qualitative Methods in Interpersonal Communication - Karen Tracy & Christine Fitch 4. Biological and Physiological Perspectives on Interpersonal Communication - Kory Floyd & Tammy Afifi PART III: Fundamental Units 5. Personality and Interpersonal Communication - John A. Daly 6. Knowledge Structures and Social Interaction - Charles R. Berger & Nicholas A. Palomares 7. Language and Interpersonal Communication - Matthew S. McGlone & Howard Giles 8. Nonverbal Signals - Judee K. Burgoon, Laura K. Guerrero, & Valerie Manusov PART IV: Processes and Functions 9. Emotion Experience and Expression: Current Trends and Future Directions in Interpersonal Relationship Research - Sandra Metts & Sally Planalp 10. Supportive Communication - E.L. MacGeorge, B. Feng, and B. R. Burleson 11. Social Networks and the Life of Relationships - Malcolm R. Parks 12. Interpersonal Influence - James P. Dillard & Leanne Knobloch 13. Interpersonal Conflict: A Review - Michael E. Roloff & Benjamin Chiles 14. Theories of Computer Mediated Communication and Interpersonal Relations - Joseph B. Walther 15. Interpersonal Skills - Brian H. Spitzberg & William R. Cupach PART V: Contexts 16. Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace - Karen K. Myers, David R. Seibold, & Hee Sun Park 17. Intercultural Perspectives on Interpersonal Communication - John Oetzel & Stella Ting-Toomey 18. Interpersonal Processes in Romantic Relationships - Anita L. Vangelisti 19. Interpersonal Communication and Health Care - Teresa L. Thompson, Jeffrey D. Robinson, & Dale E. Brashers 20. Interpersonal Communication in Family Relationships - John P. Caughlin, Ascan F. Koener, Paul Schrodt, & Mary Anne Fitzpatrick 21. Interpersonal Communication Across the Lifespan - Jon F. Nussbaum, Loretta L. Pechionni, & Kevin B. Wright Author Index Subject Index About the Authors

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  • publication date: 23/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412974745
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9781412974745
  • weight: 1406
  • ISBN10: 1412974747
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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