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Nonverbal Communication : Forms and Functions

Nonverbal Communication : Forms and Functions - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-1559347266

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Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co.
Published: 1999
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Nonverbal Communication : Forms and Functions - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-1559347266

Peter A. Anderson

ISBN13: 978-1559347266
ISBN10: 1559347260
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co.

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary


Within an accessible presentation, this junior-senior level text emphasizes a functional approach to nonverbal communication, describing how nonverbal behavior can communicate power, affection, intimacy, deception, anxiety, persuasion, gender, and culture.

Features:

  • Strong emphasis on the relational aspects of nonverbal communication (intimacy, power, immediacy).
  • A brief introduction to codes, and an organization centered on functions of nonverbal communication.
  • Unique chapter (7) on nonverbal reactions to stress, arousal, and anxiety.
  • Complete chapter (4) on culture and nonverbal communication, including a discussion of cultural codes and dimensions of culture.
  • Full chapter (6) on the complex interrelationship between emotion and nonverbal communication; this chapter reviews 14 separate emotions and their expressions.

Author Bio

Andersen, Peter : San Diego State University

Table of Contents

PART I. THE FUNDAMENTAL FORCES OF NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION

1. Nonverbal Communication and Language: Distinctions and Connections

Defining Nonverbal Communication
Differences between Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
The Complementary Relationship between Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Summary

2. The Body Codes of Nonverbal Communication

Physical Appearance
Kinesics
Oculesics
Proxemics
Haptics Communication
Summary

3. The Contextual Codes of Nonverbal Communication

Macroenvironments
Microenvironments
Chronemics
Olfactics
Vocalics
Summary

4. Cultural Cues: Nonverbal Communication in a Diverse World

Introduction
Cultural Codes of Nonverbal Communication
Locating and Defining Culture
Dimensions of Culture
Conclusions

5. Gender, Sex, and Nonverbal Communication

Introduction
Similarities Between the Sexes
Sex Differences: Biological Explanations
Sex Differences in Nonverbal Communication
Remediation of Sexism
Summary

PART II. AFFECTIVE EXCHANGES: FEELINGS AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION

6. The Nonverbal Communication of Emotion

Introduction
The Basis of Emotions
The Genetic Origins of Emotional Communication
Socialization, Culture, and Emotional Expression
Nonverbal Channels of Emotion
The Human Emotions
Emotion as Communication
Summary

7. Communication and Stress: Nonverbal Reactions to Arousal and Anxiety

Arousal, Pleasure, and Overarousal
Communicating Anxiety and Avoidance
Touch Avoidance
Technology, Overarousal and Stress
Summary

8. Immediacy in Interpersonal Communication

Introduction and Definition
Components of Nonverbal Immediacy
Antecedents of Immediacy
The Direct Effects Model of Immediacy
Summary

9. Becoming Intimate

Introduction
The Concepts of Intimacy
Verbal and Nonverbal Intimacy
Cognitive Valence Theory
Paradoxes of Intimacy
Managing Intimate Paradoxes
Summary

PART III. IMPLICIT INFLUENCE: NONVERBAL CUES OF PERSUASION, DECEPTION, AND POWER

10. Persuasive Posturing: Nonverbal Influence and Compliance

Introduction
Influencing Attitudes and Changing Behavior
Selling Oneself

11. Concealing and Revealing: Deception and Its Detection

Introduction
Defining Deception
Signs of Deception
Toward a Theory of Deceptive Behavior
Deception Detection
Imagining a World Without Deception
Summary

12. Positions of Power

Introduction
Physical Appearance
Kinesics
Oculesics
Proxemics
Haptics
Vocalics
Chronemics
Environment
Artifacts
Immediacy
Power Paradoxes

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