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The SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

The SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication

July 2012 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This first of its kind handbook provides an up-to-date discussion of the central issues in nonverbal communication and examines the research that informs these issues. Editors Valerie Manusov and Miles Patterson bring together preeminent scholars, from a range of disciplines, to reveal the strength of nonverbal behavior as an integral part of communication.
Valerie Manusov and Miles L. Patterson
Howard Giles and Beth A. Le Poire
Introduction: The Ubiquity and Social Meaningfulness of Nonverbal Communiction
Part I: Foundations
Mark L. Knapp
1: An Historical Overview of Nonverbal Research
Miles L. Patterson
2: The Evolution of Theories of Interactive Behavior
Heather M. Gray and Nalini Ambady
3: Methods for the Study of Nonverbal Communication
Jessica L. Lakin
4: Automatic Cognitive Processes and Nonverbal Communication
Ronald E. Riggio
5: Nonverbal Skills and Abilities
Janet Beavin Bavelas and Nichole Chovil
6: Nonverbal and Verabl Communication: Hand Gestures and Facial Displays as Part of Language Use in Face-to-Face Dialouge
Part II: Factors of Influence
Ross Buck and Stacie Renfro Powers
7: The Biological Foundations of Social Organization: The Dynamic Emergence of Social Structure Through Nonverbal Communication
Kory Floyd
8: An Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Nonverbal Communicaiton
Robert Gifford
9: Personality and Nonverbal Behavior: A Complex Conundrum
Roberts S. Feldman and James M. Tyler
10: Factoring in Age: Nonverbal Communication Across the Life Span
Judith A. Hall
11: Women's and Men's Nonverbal Communication: Similarities, Differences, Stereotypes, and Origins
David Matsumoto
12: Culture and Nonverbal Behavior
Valerie Manusov and Adam Jaworski
13: Casting Nonverbal Behavior in the Media: Representations and Responses
Part III: Functions
Peter A. Andersen, Laura K. Guerrero, and Susanne M. Jones
14: Nonverbal Behavior in Intimate Interactions and Intimate Relationships
Judee K. Burgoon and Norah E. Dunbar
15: Nonverbal Expressions of Dominance and Power in Human Relationships
Alan J. Fridlund and James A. Russell
16: The Functions of Facial Expressions: What's in a Face?
Caroline F. Keating
17: Why and How the Silent Self Speaks Volumes: Functional Approaches to Nonverbal Impression Management
Aldert Vrij
18: Nonverbal Communication and Deception
Joseph N. Cappella and Darren M. Schreiber
19: The Interaction Management Function of Nonverbal Cues: Theory and Research About Mutual Behavorial Influence in Face-to-Face Settings
Linda Tickle-Degnen
20: Nonverbal Behavior and its Functions in the Ecosystem of Rapport
Part IV: Contexts and Consequences
Patricia Noller
21: Nonverbal Cues in Close Relationships
James C. McCroskey, Virginia P. Richmond, and Linda L. McCroskey
22: Nonverbal Communicaiton in Instructional Contexts
Jeffrey D. Robinson
23: Nonverbal Communication and Physician-Patient Interaction: Review and New Directions
Joseph B. Wather
24: Nonverbal Dynamics in Computer-Mediated Communication or :( and the Net :( 's with You, :) and You :) Alone
John F. Dovidio, Michelle Hebl, Jennifer Richeson, and J. Nicole Shelton
25: Nonverbal Communication, Race, and Intergroup Interaction
Martin S. Remland
26: Uses and Consequences of Nonverbal Communication in the Context of Organizational Life
Part V: Final Thoughts
Miles L. Patterson and Valerie Manusov
Nonverbal Communication: Basic Issues and Future Prospects

"Manusov and Patterson present a comprehensive collection of consistently excellent essays written by some of the best minds in the field of nonverbal communication. This is an unusually strong collection of essays, and the editors have done an outstanding job of choosing topics and authors. Highly recommended."

S. A. Rollman
James Madison University

Valerie L. Manusov

Miles L. Patterson

Miles Patterson received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1968 and has been at UMSL since 1969. Patterson is the author/editor of 3 books and 85 chapters and articles, mostly on nonverbal communication. His current research interests focus primarily on social behavior in public settings, person perception accuracy, and the role of appearance and nonverbal behavior in forming judgments of others. He was the editor of the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior from 1986-1992 and has been on the editorial boards of several other journals in psychology, communication, and sociology. Patterson is the 2009 recipient of the University of Missouri... More About Author

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