Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application (2013 Ed.)

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Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application (2013 Ed.)

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Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application focuses on the links among theory and everyday experiences. The text uses an engaging writing style to present the concept of theory, and helps students become insightful critical thinkers.

ISBN

9780073534282

Publication Date

2013

Publisher

McGraw-Hill

City

New York

Disciplines

Communication

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One Setting the Stage 1

COMMUNICATION, THEORY, AND RESEARCH

1. Thinking About Communication: Definitions, Models, and Ethics

2. Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts

3. Thinking About Theory and Research

Part Two Understanding the Dialogue

THE SELF AND MESSAGES

4. Symbolic Interaction Theory

5. Coordinated Management of Meaning

6. Cognitive Dissonance Theory

7. Expectancy Violations Theory

RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT

8. Uncertainty Reduction Theory

9. Social Exchange Theory

10. Social Penetration Theory

11. Relational Dialectics Theory

12. Communication Privacy Management Theory

13. Social Information Processing

GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS

14. Groupthink

15. Structuration Theory

16. Organizational Culture Theory

17. Organizational Information Theory

THE PUBLIC

18. The Rhetoric

19. Dramatism

20. The Narrative Paradigm

THE MEDIA

21. Agenda Setting Theory

22. Spiral of Silence Theory

23. Uses and Gratifications Theory

24. Cultivation Theory

25. Cultural Studies

26. Media Ecology Theory

CULTURE AND DIVERSITY

27. Face-Negotiation Theory

28. Communication Accommodation Theory

29. Muted Group Theory

30.Feminist Standpoint Theory

Afterward (Connecting Quests)

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index