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Theories of Human Communication (with Infotrac) (Wadsworth Series in Communication Studies)

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Publisher Comments:

Apply communication theories to your own life with THEORIES OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION with InfoTrac®! With clear and accessible writing, charts that summarize the relationship among theories, and sections devoted to applications and implications, this communication text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Studying is made easy with extensive footnotes and bibliography, excellent examples, and a book-specific website that includes tutorials, flashcards, and a glossary.

Book News Annotation:

This longstanding textbook for students of communication adds with this edition a metatheoretical framework, based on context and theoretical traditions, to help students understand the relationships between the various theories surveyed, and a section of applications and implications at the end of chapters. Foss has also been added as a co-author.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

THEORIES OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION is considered the seminal text in the field. Littlejohn and Foss present the range of communication theories currently available in the discipline, organizing them according to the scholarly traditions and contexts from which they emerge. Clear and accessible writing, charts that summarize the relationships among theories, and sections devoted to applications and implications help position theories within the discipline as a whole.

About the Author

Stephen Littlejohn received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah and has been a professor of communication for over 30 years and currently is a communication consultant, mediator, and facilitator in Albuquerque. His primary areas of teaching and research include communication theory, communication and conflict, and group process.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part One: Foundations. 1. Communication Theory and Scholarship. 2. The Idea of Theory. 3. Traditions of Communication Theory. Part Two: Theories. 4. The Communicator. 5. The Message. 6. The Conversation. 7. The Relationship. 8. The Group. 9. The Organization. 10. The Media. 11. Culture and Society. Part Three: Integration. 12. Making Theories Personal. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780534638733
With:
Foss, Karen A.
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
With:
Foss, Karen A.
Author:
Littlejohn, Stephen W.
Author:
Foss, Karen A.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Speech
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Communication Studies
Publication Date:
July 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.12x7.38x.58 in. 1.37 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , THEORIES OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION is considered the seminal text in the field. Littlejohn and Foss present the range of communication theories currently available in the discipline, organizing them according to the scholarly traditions and contexts from which they emerge. Clear and accessible writing, charts that summarize the relationships among theories, and sections devoted to applications and implications help position theories within the discipline as a whole.
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