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Interpersonal Encounters
Connecting Through Communication


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Interpersonal Communication

May 2022 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

With a practical and innovative approach, Interpersonal Encounters: Connecting through Communication shows students how interpersonal communication skills can be best used to accomplish everyday relationship goals. Guided by current interpersonal research from diverse authors and study participants, Laura K. Guerrero and Bree McEwan focus on the functions of interpersonal communication in our everyday lives and demonstrate how concepts, theories, and contemporary research apply to building, maintaining, and ending relationships. The book’s unique structure prepares students to become better communicators in their personal and professional lives.

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Chapter 1: Understanding Interpersonal Communication
 
Chapter 2: Performing the Self
 
Chapter 3: First Impressions and Initial Attraction
 
Chapter 4: Communicating Across Cultures
 
Chapter 5: Making and Managing Conversation
 
Chapter 6: Expressing and Managing Emotion
 
Chapter 7: Influencing Others
 
Chapter 8: Initiating and Developing Relationships
 
Chapter 9: Maintaining Quality Relationships
 
Chapter 10: Managing Conflict Communication
 
Chapter 11: Coping with Transgressions
 
Chapter 12: Ending Relationships
 
Capstone Chapter: Connections and Conclusions

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Laura K. Guerrero

Laura K. Guerrero (PhD, University of Arizona, 1994) is a professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University, where she teaches courses in relational communication, nonverbal communication, emotional communication, research methods, and data analysis. She has also taught at the Pennsylvania State University and San Diego State University. Her research focuses on communication in close relationships, such as those between romantic partners, friends, and family members. Her research has examined both the “bright side” of personal relationships, including nonverbal intimacy,... More About Author

Bree McEwan

Bree McEwan (PhD, Arizona State University, 2009) is an associate professor in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology at the University of Toronto – Mississauga where she teaches courses on research methods and mediated communication. She has also taught at DePaul University and Western Illinois University. Her research focuses on the intersection between interpersonal and communication technology, with a particular interest in how people manage and maintain networked social relationships. She has published articles related to these topics in journals such as Communication Monographs, Annals of the... More About Author

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