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Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters

Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-1111346409

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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 13
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2013
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Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters - 7TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1111346409

Julia T. Wood

ISBN13: 978-1111346409
ISBN10: 1111346402
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 13
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

You'll find your voice and experience communication success with INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 7E. Award-winning author Julia T. Wood presents a pragmatic introduction to the concepts, principles, and skills of interpersonal communication--helping you build the skills you need to become a better communicator. You'll also read about such timely issues as the ethical challenges and choices that affect interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence and forgiveness, interracial relationships, safe sex, ways to deal with abuse from intimates, race-related differences between conflict styles, and the power of language.

Author Bio

Julia T. Wood
Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Professor of Humanities, the Caroline H. and Thomas Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education, and a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses and conducts research on gender, communication, culture, and communication in personal relationships. Dr. Wood has authored 17 books and edited 9 others. In addition, she has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, and she has won 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 13 awards for her scholarship. She received her BA from North Carolina State University, her MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her PhD from Pennsylvania State University.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE FABRIC OF INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION.
1. A First Look at Interpersonal Communication.
2. Communication and Personal Identity.
3. Perception and Communication.
4. The World of Words.
5. The World Beyond Words.
6. Mindful Listening.
Part II: WEAVING COMMUNICATION INTO RELATIONSHIPS.
7. Emotions and Communication.
8. Communication Climate: The Foundation of Personal Relationships.
9. Managing Conflict in Relationships.
10. Friendships in Our Lives.
11. Committed Romantic Relationships.
12. Communication in Families.
Epilogue: Continuing the Conversation.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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