Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Both Illinois State University (B.A./M.A.) and Ohio University (Ph.D.) have recognized him as an Outstanding Alum in Communication Studies. Rich's research has appeared in Communication Education, Communication Studies, Communication Quarterly, Day Care and Early Education, Communication Reports, Journal of Family Communication, among other diverse outlets. He has written extensively in the area of classroom communication and has been recognized as a "Leading Scholar" in Classroom Communication by the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS). Rich's principle co-author is Lynn Turner. Together with Lynn, he has co-authored 5 books in multiple editions. He is also co-editor of The Family Communication Sourcebook and the co-editor of the Sage Handbook of Family Communication. In 2014, NCA’s Family Communication Division recognized the Sourcebook as its Outstanding Book Award. In addition, Rich has (co) authored dozens of articles and book chapters and is a current member of numerous journal editorial boards. Rich's research has been featured in a number of media outlets including USA Today, Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Toronto Globe & Mail, CNN International, Austin Statesman (TX), among others. When he has some free time, he enjoys working on his 105 year-old summer home in Maine, but privately admits that he would rather hire people than do the work himself!
Lynn H. Turner teaches in the College of Communication at Marquette University. She received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1989. She is the author of several journal articles, books, and book chapters focused on communication studies. She is the recipient of the Marquette University College of Communication Research Award (1998), the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender’s Outstanding Book Award (1997) and Outstanding Article Award (2000). She is guest editor (with Richard West) for a special issue of the Journal of Family Communication and she serves on the editorial board of several communication journals. She is the Vice-President of Central States Communication Association and Past-President of the Family Division of the National Communication Association. Her current research interests include family communication, gendered communication, and communication and relationships.
Table of Contents
Part One: Foundations
COMMUNICATION, THEORY, AND RESEARCH
1- Thinking About Communication: Definitions, Models, and Ethics
2- Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts
3- Thinking About Theory and Research
Part Two: Theories and Theoretical Thinking
THE SELF AND MESSAGES
4- Symbolic Interaction Theory
5- Coordinated Management of Meaning
6- Cognitive Dissonance Theory
7- Expectancy Violations Theory
8- Uncertainty Reduction Theory
9- Social Exchange Theory
10- Social Penetration Theory
11- Relational Dialectics Theory
12- Communication Privacy Management Theory
13- Social Information Processing Theory
GROUPS, TEAMS, AND ORGANIZATIONS
15- Structuration Theory
16- Organizational Culture Theory
17- Organizational Information Theory
18- The Rhetoric
20- The Narrative Paradigm
21- Agenda Setting Theory
22- Spiral of Silence Theory
23- Uses and Gratifications Theory
24- Cultivation Theory
25- Cultural Studies
26- Media Ecology Theory
CULTURE AND DIVERSITY
27- Face-Negotiation Theory
28- Communication Accommodation Theory
29- Muted Group Theory
30- Feminist Standpoint Theory