Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships
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Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release Date : 1996
ISBN 10 : 9780205176724
Pages : 403 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Written by two well-respected researchers and authors in the field, this book offers the most comprehensive and widely-used developmental and analytical approach to communication in close relationships. It focuses on the role of communication in the coming together and the coming apart of relationships. This accessible book introduces readers to relational communication theories by using common examples relationships with roommates, friends, and parents to help readers better understand concepts. Furthermore, the book's core model, introduced in Chapter 2, can be applied to the diverse range of relationships that readers have experienced or will experience throughout their lives. A classic for more than twenty years, Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships retains all of its highly-praised features in the fourth edition, including the latest research from communication and social psychology; thorough coverage of dialogue, speech, and interaction patterns; interesting boxed inserts, cartoons, and diagnostic tests; and an effective writing style that engages readers and holds interest.

Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships

by Mark L. Knapp,Anita L. Vangelisti

Written by two well-respected researchers and authors in the field, this book offers the most comprehensive and widely-used developmental and analytical approach to communication in close relationships. It focuses on the role of communication in the coming together and the coming apart of relationships. This accessible book introduces readers to relational communication theories by using common examples relationships with roommates, friends, and parents to help readers better understand concepts. Furthermore, the book's core model, introduced in Chapter 2, can be applied

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Communication and Human Relationships

by Gerald M. Phillips,Julia T. Wood

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Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

by Mark L. Knapp,John A. Daly

The Third Edition of the Handbook of Interpersonal Communication includes eight new chapters and eleven revised from the second edition. Following an introductory chapter, the volume is organized into four parts covering perspectives on inquiry in interpersonal communication, fundamental units of interpersonal communication, processes and functions, and interpersonal contexts. Features include: · Each chapter reviews and updates research in its respective area · Part II examines methodological issues in the field · Includes articles by top scholars in the field of Interpersonal Communication

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Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

by Professor Mark L Knapp,Mark L. Knapp,Gerald R. Miller

Nine years after the First Edition, key scholars redefine the field of interpersonal communication. New chapters, which represent areas of contemporary concern, focus on culture and meaning, supportive communication and health care.

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Communication in Interpersonal Relationships

by Donald P. Cushman,Dudley D. Cahn

This book discusses communication principles, processes, and skills from four different perspectives by explaining four related propositions. First, human communication is guided by socially established rules, the knowledge of which allows interacting persons to exert influence over the outcome of their interactions. Second, self concepts are formed and sustained in our interactions with others. Third, the formation of sustained interpersonal relations depends upon the attraction resulting from reciprocal self concept support. And fourth, organizations and the cultural system provide the

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Interpersonal Relationships

by Elizabeth C. Arnold,Kathleen Underman Boggs

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Human Relationships

by Steve Duck

The Fourth Edition of this highly successful textbook provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the study and understanding of human relationships. Fresh insights from family studies, developmental psychology, occupational and organizational psychology also combine to bring new perspectives to this thorough survey of the field. Thoroughly updated, with new chapters on: relating difficulty; "small media" technology and relationships, and practical applications, the Fourth Edition offers a fully up-to-date and authoritative review of the field.

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Interpersonal Communication in Friend and Mate Relationships

by Anne Maydan Nicotera

A concentration on communication processes is essential to sorting out fundamental problems in interpersonal relationships. This book provides a general theory of the role of communication in interpersonal relationships that is grounded in the rules perspective and focuses on self-concept and interaction as the generative mechanisms of relationship formation and growth. The authors explore the kind of information that is exchanged in the process of initiating, developing, and maintaining friend and mate relationships. Both types of relationships are explored in

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Communicating Personally

by Charles M. Rossiter,W. Barnett Pearce

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Interpersonal Communication

by Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

Interpersonal relationships are the core of our societal system and have been since before the dawn of civilization. In today's world, friends, lovers, companions, and confidants make valuable contributions to our everyday lives. These are the relationships whose members are not automatically participants as a result of their birth and kin affiliations. The focus is on these relationships that must be forged from the sometimes indifferent, and sometimes hostile world. Yet, there is still much that is not known about

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Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication

by Dawn O. Braithwaite,Paul Schrodt

Use and Understand Interpersonal Communication Theories Engaging Theories in Interpersonal Communication: Multiple Perspectives highlights key theories used to guide interpersonal communication research. The Second Edition features 30 theory chapters written by leading scholars in interpersonal communication, including new coverage of evolutionary theories, Problematic Integration Theory, supportive communication theories, Theory of Motivated Information Management, critical approaches to interpersonal communication, and Media Multiplexity Theory. Each theory chapter follows the same structure to help readers easily find and compare information across theories. An updated

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The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication

by William R. Cupach,Brian H. Spitzberg

The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication examines the multifunctional ways in which seemingly productive communication can be destructive--and vice versa--and explores the many ways in which dysfunctional interpersonal communication operates across a variety of personal relationship contexts. This second edition of Brian Spitzberg and William Cupach's classic volume presents new chapters and topics, along with updates of several chapters in the earlier edition, all in the context of surveying the scholarly landscape for new and important avenues of investigation. Offering

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The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

by Mark L. Knapp,John A. Daly

The revised Fourth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting overview of the field of interpersonal communication. It offers graduate students and faculty an important, state-of-the-art reference work in which well-known experts summarize theory and current research. The editors also explore key issues in the field, including personal relationships, computer-mediated communication, language, personality, skills, nonverbal communication, and communication across a person's life span. This updated handbook covers a wide range of established and

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The Meaning of  relationship  in Interpersonal Communication

by Richard L. Conville,Lilian Edna Rogers

A thorough examination of the meaning and use of the concept of "relationship" in interpersonal communication.

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Interpersonal Communication

by Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael W. Gamble

Written in a conversational style for students living in today's world of ever-evolving media and new technology, this hands-on skills guide by Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble puts students at the center of interpersonal communication. To help them become better, more successful communicators, married author team Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael Gamble shed new light on the dynamics of students' everyday interactions and relationships, and give students the tools they need to develop and cultivate effective communication skills.

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Human Motivation and Interpersonal Relationships

by Netta Weinstein

This volume summarizes and organizes a growing body of research supporting the role of motivation in adaptive and rewarding interpersonal interactions with others. The field of human motivation is rapidly growing but most studies have focused on the effects of motivation on individuals' personal happiness and task engagement. Only recently have theorists and empiricists begun to recognize that dispositional and state motivations impact the ways individuals approach interpersonal interactions. In addition, researchers are now recognizing that the quality of interpersonal

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Interpersonal Communication in Action

by Bobby R. Patton,Kim Giffin

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Human Relations   Interpersonal  Job oriented Skills

by Andrew J. DuBrin,Terri Geerinck

For courses in Human Relations, Interpersonal Skills, Human Behaviour at Work, Applied Social Psychology With its blend of current and traditional interpersonal relations topics, this text concentrates on skill development and self-assessment. In addition to helping students become more effective communicators and leaders, it outlines strategies for successful group problem solving, techniques to increase personal productivity and manage stress, as well as tips on how to train, coach, and motivate others.

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