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Human Communication


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Interpersonal Communication

November 1993 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Third Edition of this classic textbook provides the most up-to-date summary of current theory and research in human communication today. Written in an accessible style, the book examines the fundamentals of communication and the functions that communication serves in society. The text provides students with a working vocabulary of the discipline, a detailed outline of some of the crucial questions to be asked, summaries of current theories and research, and relevant applications.
 
PART ONE: THE VARIABLES IN THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS
 
An Introduction to Human Communication
 
Source Variables
 
Receiver Variables
 
Variables Inhibiting Effective Communication
 
Nonverbal Communication
 
PART TWO: COMMENTS ON THE FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION
 
Persuasion
Approaches to Gaining Compliance

 
 
Persuasion
Applications and Message Strategies

 
 
Decision-Making
 
Relational Communication
 
Communication and Conflict

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Michael Burgoon

Frank G. Hunsaker

Edwin J. Dawson

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ISBN: 9780803950771
$ 85.00