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Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others

Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205674534

Cover of Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others 6TH 11 (ISBN 978-0205674534)
ISBN13: 978-0205674534
ISBN10: 0205674534
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 11
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others - 6TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205674534

Steven A. Beebe

ISBN13: 978-0205674534
ISBN10: 0205674534
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 11
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2011
International: No

Key Features of this title include: ''Understanding Others: Adapting to Differences''which promotes a greater awareness of diversity in multiple contexts. A more enhanced''Relating to Others in the 21st Century'', which addresses specific issues associated with contemporary communication contexts including computer-mediated-communication, social networking, and texting. ''Being Other Oriented''has sidebars that help identify aspects of interpersonal communication throughout the text, where relating to others would improve communication effectiveness. ''Applying an Other Orientation'' sectionsat the end of each chapter and examples and discussions throughout the book A New Built-in Study Guide at the end of each chaptergives the student the opportunity to ''review, apply and explore'' key chapter concepts through brief summaries, critical thinking questions, questions about ethics, classroom and group activities and lists of additional relevant resources, including books, articles and websites. An Emphasis on Diversity: Fully integrated coverage of cultural diversity incorporates the growing body of research that focuses on human differences, highlighted in acomplete chapter on diversity (Chapter 4), ''Understanding Others: Adapting to Differences'' Boxesand examples, illustrations and research conclusions liberally woven throughout each chapter to help students identify ways to bridge differences and become more other oriented. New ''Communication and Emotion'' Boxeshelp students understand how emotions impact their interpersonal relationships and that emotional connections are essential in relating to others.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
How to Use this Book
Pt. I Building Foundations of Interpersonal Communication 3
Ch. 1 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 4
Ch. 2 Communication and Self 34
Ch. 3 Interpersonal Communication and Perception 70
Pt. II Learning Interpersonal Communication Skills 97
Ch. 4 Listening and Responding 98
Ch. 5 Communicating Nonverbally 132
Ch. 6 Communicating Verbally 166
Pt. III Understanding Interpersonal Relationships 203
Ch. 7 Dimensions and Principles of Interpersonal Relationships 204
Ch. 8 Initiating and Establishing Relationships 228
Ch. 9 Escalating, Maintaining, and Terminating Relationships 258
Pt. IV Bridging Differences in Interpersonal Relationships 293
Ch. 10 Managing Cconflict in Interpersonal Relationships 294
Ch. 11 Interpersonal Communication and Cultural Diversity 338
Pt. V Developing Relationships with Family, Friends, Lovers, and Colleagues 373
Ch. 12 Relating to Family 374
Ch. 13 Relating to Friends 410
Ch. 14 Relating to Colleagues 444
Notes 489
Index 500

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