Persuasion

Author: Daniel J. O'Keefe
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148331510X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Persuasion: Theory and Research, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of social-scientific theory and research on persuasion. Written in a clear and accessible style that assumes no special technical background in research methods, the Third Edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect developments in persuasion studies. New discussions of subjects such as reactance and the use of narratives as vehicles for persuasion, revised treatments of the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior, and two new chapters on social judgment theory and stage models provide your students with the most current work on persuasion in a clear, straightforward manner. In this edition, author Daniel J. O'Keefe has given special attention to the importance of adapting (tailoring) messages to audiences to maximize persuasiveness. Each chapter has a set of review questions to guide students through the chapter’s material and quickly master the concepts being introduced.

Persuasion

Author: Michael E. Roloff
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780803912144
Format: PDF
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An expert in the study of mass communications and an expert on interpersonal communication bring together contributions that explore the ways in which we are persuaded. Essays cover three major aspects of the subject: theory and definition of persuasion, factors in the persuasion process, and the application of persuasion to negotiation, marketing, family relationships and politics. 'This collection seemed to me a good review of a fascinating field. As a therapist, I found I was able to pull together a range of ideas that I considered worthy of development and application...Though not written with therapists in mind, this book represented for me an introduction to a new range of possibilities for influencing people towards

The Persuasion Handbook

Author: James Price Dillard
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761920069
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Persuasion Handbook provides scholars with cogent, comprehensive summaries of the latest research in a diversity of areas related to persuasion. From a topical standpoint, the book covers issues of interest to interpersonal and mass communication researchers as well as psychologists and public health practitioners. In addition to its summary function, each chapter identifies key challenges to the area and lays out research strategy for addressing those challenges.

Persuasion in Practice

Author: Kathleen Kelley Reardon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803933170
Format: PDF, ePub
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What is persuasion? How is it maintained? How is it practised and applied? Offering a unique blend of theory, research and application, this volume deftly answers these questions and helps debunk many of the myths surrounding this topic. The constructs, schemata, rules, illusions, attitudes and values of persuasion are explored and various contemporary theories are presented. In addition, the author examines persuasion as it is practised in a number of different settings, including politics, organizations and the mass media.

The SAGE Handbook of Persuasion

Author: James Price Dillard
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412983134
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Persuasion: Developments in Theory and Practice provides readers with logical, comprehensive summaries of research in a wide range of areas related to persuasion. From a topical standpoint, this handbook takes an interdisciplinary approach, covering issues that will be of interest to interpersonal and mass communication researchers as well as to psychologists and public health practitioners.

Persuasion in Society

Author: Herbert W. Simons
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135890633
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging readers to explore the nature of persuasion and to understand its impact in their lives. Employing a contemporary approach, authors Herbert W. Simons and Jean G. Jones draw from popular culture, mass media, and social media to help readers become informed creators and consumers of persuasive messages. This introductory persuasion text offers: A broad-based approach to the scope of persuasion, expanding students’ understanding of what persuasion is and how it is effected Insights on the diversity of persuasion in action, through such contexts as advertising, marketing, political campaigns, activism and social movements, and negotiation in social conflicts The inclusion of "sender" and "receiver" perspectives, enhancing understanding of persuasion in practice Extended treatment of the ethics of persuasion, featuring opposing views on handling controversial issues in the college classroom for enhanced instruction. Case studies showing how and why people fall for persuasive messages, demonstrating how persuasion works at a cognitive level Highlights of this second edition include: An extensively revised approach, written with the needs of today’s undergraduate students in mind Contemporary examples, selected for relevance, currency, and appeal Updated discussions of theory and research, including cognitive psychology and neuroscience Current illustrations from advertising, politics, social movements, propaganda, and other sources. To reinforce the topics covered in each chapter, discussion questions, exercises, and key terms are included. Additional resources are available on the Companion Website (www.routledge.com/textbooks/simons), along with materials for instructors, including supplements for lectures and sample exam questions.

The Dynamics of Persuasion

Author: Richard M. Perloff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317328876
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Dynamics of Persuasion has been a staple resource for teaching persuasion for nearly two decades. Author Richard M. Perloff speaks to students in a style that is engaging and informational, explaining key theories and research as well as providing timely and relevant examples. The companion website includes materials for both students and instructors, expanding the pedagogical utilities and facilitating adoptions. The sixth edition includes: updated theoretical and applied research in a variety of areas, including framing, inoculation, and self-affirmation; new studies of health campaigns; expanded coverage of social media marketing; enhanced discussion of the Elaboration Likelihood Model in light of continued research and new applications to everyday persuasion. The fundamentals of the book – emphasis on theory, clear-cut explanation of findings, in-depth discussion of persuasion processes and effects, and easy-to-follow real-world applications – continue in the sixth edition.

Persuasion

Author: Marjorie Keeshan Nadler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781524907372
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Persuasion: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice features an unprecedented fusion of the persuasion skills that students seek, integrated with persuasion theories instructors want to teach -- the two approaches that have often been at odds with one another" -- Back cover.

Propaganda Persuasion

Author: Garth S. Jowett
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483323528
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Propaganda and Persuasion, Sixth Edition, by Garth S. Jowett and Victoria O’Donnell, is the only book of its kind to comprehensively cover the history of propaganda and offer insightful definitions and methods to analyze it. Fascinating examples, from ancient times to present day, facilitate a solid understanding of what propaganda is. The book includes current research in propaganda and persuasion, discusses the use of propaganda in psychological warfare, and offers students a systematic approach to analyzing the propaganda and persuasion they will encounter in everyday life.

Persuasion in Your Life

Author: Shawn T. Wahl
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315536390
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Persuasion in Your Life, 2nd Edition speaks directly to the student by focusing on real-life experiences, from critically viewing persuasive public campaigns to making business and health care decisions. This new edition concludes with a new chapter on the assessment of persuasive messages. It also features new chapter-opening vignettes that immediately apply concepts to daily life, as well as "What You’ve Learned" reviews for comprehension. Students and instructors can use the wealth of online resources that accompany this text, including an instructor manual, Power Point slides, test questions, and more. Through its use of rhetoric, criticism, and social scientific research, this book helps readers understand, analyze, and use persuasion in their life and career.