Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Steve Duck
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506315186
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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.

Moving Cultures

Author: André H. Caron
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773576576
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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.

Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780893918125
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"(This book) is a clearly written and well-documented review of social communication theory, and an alternative to texts which focus primarily on the psychology of interpersonal communication and tend to exclude the social perspective on understanding interpersonal communication. Leeds-Hurwitz provides a welcome addition to introductory texts on the study of human communication. (This) is for teachers who have searched for an introductory textbook which presents a comprehensive argument for a social interactionist perspective on communication in a way understandable to students. Most refreshing is that Leeds-Hurwitz does not talk down to the reader, integrates (not just cites) original sources, and illustrates the concepts with ethnographic research...." Mark Kuhn, University of Maine, Orono in Communication Education

Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Steve W. Duck
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483319822
Format: PDF
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Now with four chapters devoted to preparing and delivering effective informative, persuasive, and special occasion presentations, Communication in Everyday Life, The Basic Course Edition with Public Speaking by Steve Duck and David T. McMahan helps students develop the skills and knowledge they need to enhance their daily lives through a deeper understanding of the inseparable connection between relationships and communication. This new alternate version gives practical instruction on communicating interpersonally, in groups, and with technology; and provides unique coverage of, social media and technology, and workplace communication. Diverse, classroom-tested pedagogical features in every chapter encourage students to think critically, link communication theory to their own experiences, apply the content to their own personal and professional lives, and improve their communication skills. Written in an informal and conversational tone, the book conveys the authors’ enthusiasm for the material and includes examples and discussions that encompass and recognize a wide range of cultures, ages, and demographic groups.

Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Martin S. Remland
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483370275
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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.

Talk Talk

Author: Mavis Klein
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780998813
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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.

Composing Relationships Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Julia Wood
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0534517196
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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.

Unconscious Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Robert Langs
Publisher: Jason Aronson Incorporated
ISBN: 9781568211060
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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.

Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life

Author: Karen E. Lovaas
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412914437
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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.