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First Look at Communication Theory

First Look at Communication Theory - 8th edition

First Look at Communication Theory - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780073534305

ISBN10: 0073534307

First Look at Communication Theory by Emory A. Griffin - ISBN 9780073534305
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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First Look at Communication Theory by Emory A. Griffin - ISBN 9780073534305

ISBN13: 9780073534305

ISBN10: 0073534307

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 12
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Summary

The most widely-used textbook for the communication theory course,A First Look at Communication Theoryanalyzes the major communication theories at a level that is appropriate for both lower- and upper-level courses. The theories represented in the text reflect a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and strike a balance of scientific and interpretive approaches.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface for Instructors Division One: Overview Chapter 1: Launching Your Study of Communication Theory Chapter 2: Talk About Theory Chapter 3: Weighing the Words Chapter 4: Mapping the Territory (Seven Traditions in the Field of Communication Theory) Division Two: Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Messages Chapter 5: Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead Chapter 6 : Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) of W. Barnett Pearce & Vernon Cronen Chapter 7: Expectancy Violations Theory of Judee Burgoon Chapter 8 : Constructivism of Jesse Delia Relationship Development Chapter 9: Social Penetration Theory of Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor Chapter 10: Uncertainty Reduction Theory of Charles Berger Chapter 11: Social Information Processing Theory of Joseph Walther Relationship Maintenance Chapter 12: Relational Dialectics of Leslie Baxter & Barbara Montgomery Chapter 13: Communication Privacy Management Theory of Sandra Petronio Chapter 14: The Interactional View of Paul Watzlawick Influence Chapter 15: Social Judgment Theory of Muzafer Sherif Chapter 16: Elaboration Likelihood Model of Richard Petty & John Cacioppo Chapter 17: Cognitive Dissonance Theory of Leon Festinger Division Three: Group and Public Communication Group Communication Chapter 18: Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making of Randy Hirokawa & Dennis Gouran Chapter 19: Symbolic Convergence Theory of Ernest Bormann Organizational Communication Chapter 20: Cultural Approach to Organizations of Clifford Geertz & Michael Pacanowsky Chapter 21: Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations of Stanly Deetz Public Rhetoric Chapter 22: The Rhetoric of Aristotle Chapter 23: Dramatism of Kenneth Burke Chapter 24: Narrative Paradigm of Walter Fisher Division Four: Mass Communication Media and Culture Chapter 25: Media Ecology of Marshall McLuhan Chapter 26: Semiotics of Roland Barthes Chapter 27: Cultural Studies of Stuart Hall Media Effects Chapter 28: Uses and Gratifications of Elihu Katz Chapter 29: Cultivation Theory of George Gerbner Chapter 30: Agenda-Setting Theory of Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw Division Five: Cultural Context Intercultural Communication Chapter 31: Communication Accommodation Theory of Howard Giles Chapter 32: Face-Negotiation Theory of Stella Ting Toomey Chapter 33: Speech Codes Theory of Gerry Philipsen Gender and Communication Chapter 34: Genderlect Styles of Deborah Tannen Chapter 35: Standpoint Theory of Sandra Harding & Julia Wood Chapter 36: Muted Group Theory of Cheris Kramarae Division Six: Integration Chapter 37: Common Threads in Comm Theories Appendix A: Abstracts of Theories Appendix B: Feature Films that Illustrate Communication Theories Appendix C: NCA Credo for Ethical Communication Endnotes Credits and Acknowledgements Index