Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Steve Duck
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506315186
Format: PDF
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Explore fundamental communication concepts, theories, and skills aimed at helping students apply communication skills to their personal and professional lives—with a thematic integration of the relational perspective and a focus on demonstrating its direct relevance to their own everyday communication.

The Basics of Communication

Author: Steve Duck
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412981093
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written in a warm and lively style and packed with learning tools, The Basics of Communication offers an engaging look at the inseparable connection between relationships and communication. Steve Duck and David T. McMahan combine theory and application to introduce students to fundamental communication concepts. Their book also provides practical instruction on communicating interpersonally, in groups, in interviews and on making effective presentations. The authors encourage students to think critically, to link communication theory to their own experiences, and to improve their communication skills in the process.

Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Martin S. Remland
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483370275
Format: PDF
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Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and up-to-date introduction to the subject of nonverbal communication available today. Renowned author Martin S. Remland introduces nonverbal communication in a concise and engaging format that connects foundational concepts, current theory, and new research findings to familiar everyday interactions. Presented in three parts, the text offers full and balanced coverage of the functions, channels, and applications of nonverbal communication. This approach not only gives students a strong foundation, but also allows them to fully appreciate the importance of nonverbal communication in their personal and professional lives.

Moving Cultures

Author: André H. Caron
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773576576
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Andr Caron and Letizia Caronia look at teenagers' use of text messaging to chat, flirt, and gossip. They find that messaging among teens has little to do with sending shorthand information quickly. Instead, it is a verbal performance through which young people create culture. Moving Cultures argues that teenagers have domesticated and reinterpreted this technology.

Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Karen E. Lovaas
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412914437
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader is a groundbreaking anthology on the role of communication in the construction and performance of sexualities in interpersonal contexts and in public discourses. Editors Karen E. Lovaas and Mercilee M. Jenkins bring together an interdisciplinary collection which include excerpts from foundational works, recent journal articles, and original pieces written specifically for this text.

Composing Relationships Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Julia T. Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285947770
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The routine interactions we have day-in, day-out are the ones that most decisively shape our identities and the quality and durability of our relationships. In COMPOSING RELATIONSHIPS: COMMUNICATION IN EVERYDAY LIFE (WITH INFOTRAC) you'll see how relationships grow primarily out of so-called small talk between friends and romantic partners, rituals in families, and commonplace norms in organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Talk Talk

Author: Mavis Klein
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780998813
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Using the easily understood vocabulary of Transactional Analysis and her own original contribution to the theory, Mavis Klein presents a handbook that will vividly illuminate and clarify all the issues that arise in our everyday communications. While the aim of this book is primarily to overcome problems in people's working lives - with line managers, subordinates, and peer group colleagues, it provides stunning insight into all that takes place when we talk to others - from a time-passing chat to a stranger at a bus stop to the most profound conversations with intimate others in our lives.

Unconscious Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Robert Langs
Publisher: Jason Aronson Incorporated
ISBN: 9781568211060
Format: PDF, ePub
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This work begins with a study of surface messages and looks at our deliberate, conscious use of encoding and indirect communication. The author demonstrates how we encode our raw messages, offering a presentation of the means of decoding, through the full assessment of their triggers.