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Individuals in Relationships

Individuals in Relationships

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June 1993 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This volume features the latest scholarship on cognitive processes in interpersonal relationships. It explores such questions as: What special knowledge must a person have to participate in a relationship? What particular language structures do people typically use in entering or conducting relationships?

Contributors examine the cognitive processes that individuals bring to relationships, ranging from their thought patterns and attributional styles to the ways in which they recall relationship events and use shared knowledge.

Peter A Andersen
Cognitive Schemata in Personal Relationships
Charles R Berger
Goals, Plans, and Mutual Understanding in Relationships
James M Honeycutt
Memory Structures for the Rise and Fall of Personal Relationships
Beverly Fehr
How Do I Love Thee...? Let Me Consult My Prototype!
Garth J O Fletcher and Julie Fitness
Knowledge Structures and Explanations in Intimate Relationships
Linda K Acitelli
You, Me, and Us
Perspectives on Relationship Awareness

Marcia Dixson and Steve Duck
Understanding Relationship Processes
Uncovering the Human Search for Meaning


Steve Duck

Steve Duck taught in the United Kingdom before taking up the Daniel and Amy Starch Distinguished Research Chair in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa. He has been a professor of communication studies, an adjunct professor of psychology, and a former Dean’s Administrative Fellow and is now Chair of the Rhetoric Department. He has taught interpersonal communication courses, mostly on relationships but also on nonverbal communication, communication in everyday life, construction of identity, communication theory, organizational leadership, and procedures and practices for leaders. More recently, he has taught... More About Author

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