The Sage Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

The Sage Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

By: Miles L. Patterson (author), Valerie Lynn Manusov (author)Hardback

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This first of its kind handbook provides an up-to-date discussion of the central issues in nonverbal communication and examines the research that informs these issues. Editors Valerie Manusov and Miles Patterson bring together preeminent scholars, from a range of disciplines, to reveal the strength of nonverbal behavior as an integral part of communication.

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Miles Patterson received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1968 and has been at UMSL since 1969. Patterson is the author/editor of 3 books and 85 chapters and articles, mostly on nonverbal communication. His current research interests focus primarily on social behavior in public settings, person perception accuracy, and the role of appearance and nonverbal behavior in forming judgments of others. He was the editor of the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior from 1986-1992 and has been on the editorial boards of several other journals in psychology, communication, and sociology. Patterson is the 2009 recipient of the University of Missouri President's Award for Research and Creativity and in 1990 was the recipient of the UM-St. Louis Chancellor's Award for Research and Creativity. He is also a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Patterson's teaching interests include social psychology, nonverbal communication, and environmental psychology.


Preface - Valerie Manusov and Miles L. Patterson Introduction: The Ubiquity and Social Meaningfulness of Nonverbal Communiction - Howard Giles and Beth A. Le Poire Part I: Foundations 1: An Historical Overview of Nonverbal Research - Mark L. Knapp 2: The Evolution of Theories of Interactive Behavior - Miles L. Patterson 3: Methods for the Study of Nonverbal Communication - Heather M. Gray and Nalini Ambady 4: Automatic Cognitive Processes and Nonverbal Communication - Jessica L. Lakin 5: Nonverbal Skills and Abilities - Ronald E. Riggio 6: Nonverbal and Verabl Communication: Hand Gestures and Facial Displays as Part of Language Use in Face-to-Face Dialouge - Janet Beavin Bavelas and Nichole Chovil Part II: Factors of Influence 7: The Biological Foundations of Social Organization: The Dynamic Emergence of Social Structure Through Nonverbal Communication - Ross Buck and Stacie Renfro Powers 8: An Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Nonverbal Communicaiton - Kory Floyd 9: Personality and Nonverbal Behavior: A Complex Conundrum - Robert Gifford 10: Factoring in Age: Nonverbal Communication Across the Life Span - Roberts S. Feldman and James M. Tyler 11: Women's and Men's Nonverbal Communication: Similarities, Differences, Stereotypes, and Origins - Judith A. Hall 12: Culture and Nonverbal Behavior - David Matsumoto 13: Casting Nonverbal Behavior in the Media: Representations and Responses - Valerie Manusov and Adam Jaworski Part III: Functions 14: Nonverbal Behavior in Intimate Interactions and Intimate Relationships - Peter A. Andersen, Laura K. Guerrero, and Susanne M. Jones 15: Nonverbal Expressions of Dominance and Power in Human Relationships - Judee K. Burgoon and Norah E. Dunbar 16: The Functions of Facial Expressions: What's in a Face? - Alan J. Fridlund and James A. Russell 17: Why and How the Silent Self Speaks Volumes: Functional Approaches to Nonverbal Impression Management - Caroline F. Keating 18: Nonverbal Communication and Deception - Aldert Vrij 19: The Interaction Management Function of Nonverbal Cues: Theory and Research About Mutual Behavorial Influence in Face-to-Face Settings - Joseph N. Cappella and Darren M. Schreiber 20: Nonverbal Behavior and its Functions in the Ecosystem of Rapport - Linda Tickle-Degnen Part IV: Contexts and Consequences 21: Nonverbal Cues in Close Relationships - Patricia Noller 22: Nonverbal Communicaiton in Instructional Contexts - James C. McCroskey, Virginia P. Richmond, and Linda L. McCroskey 23: Nonverbal Communication and Physician-Patient Interaction: Review and New Directions - Jeffrey D. Robinson 24: Nonverbal Dynamics in Computer-Mediated Communication or :( and the Net :( 's with You, :) and You :) Alone - Joseph B. Wather 25: Nonverbal Communication, Race, and Intergroup Interaction - John F. Dovidio, Michelle Hebl, Jennifer Richeson, and J. Nicole Shelton 26: Uses and Consequences of Nonverbal Communication in the Context of Organizational Life - Martin S. Remland Part V: Final Thoughts Nonverbal Communication: Basic Issues and Future Prospects - Miles L. Patterson and Valerie Manusov

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412904049
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 616
  • ID: 9781412904049
  • weight: 1229
  • ISBN10: 1412904048

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