Watershed research traditions in human communication theory

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Communication -- Social aspects.,
  • Interpersonal communication.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Donald P. Cushman and Branislav Kovačić.
SeriesSUNY series, human communication processes, SUNY series in human communication processes
ContributionsCushman, Donald P., Kovačić, Branislav, 1957-
LC ClassificationsHM258 .W38 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1111823M
ISBN 100791425975, 0791425983
LC Control Number94037655

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This sampling of watershed research traditions in interpersonal, organizational, and mass communication manifests how communication theory is developed, defended and extended at a philosophical, theoretical and practical level of inquiry from a plurality of research perspectives.

The book includes the foundational works of Pearce, Cronen, and Associates on the coordinated management of meaning; Berger, Gudykunst, and Associates on uncertainty and anxiety reduction theory Format: Paperback. Watershed Research Traditions in Human Communication Theory 1.

Human Communication Theory: Its Nature, Function, and Scope. The Coordinated Management of Meaning Theory of Pearce, Cronen, and Associates. The Constructivist Theory of Delia, Clark, and Associates.

The Uncertainty Reduction. This sampling of watershed research traditions in interpersonal, organizational, and mass communication manifests how communication theory is developed, defended and extended at a philosophical, theoretical and practical level of inquiry from a plurality of research perspectives.

The book includes the foundational works of Pearce, Cronen, and Associates on the coordinated management of meaning; Berger, Gudykunst, and Associates on uncertainty and anxiety reduction theory.

Human communication theory: its nature, function, and scope / Donald P. Cushman --The Coordinated management of meaning theory of Pearce, Cronen, and associates / Gerry Philipsen --The Constructivist theory of Delia, Clark, and associates / Anne Maydan Nicotera --The Uncertainty reduction and anxiety-uncertainty reduction theories of Berger.

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