West, Richard L.

Introducing communication theory : analysis and application / Richard West, Lynn H. Turner. - 6th ed. - New York : McGraw-Hill, c2018. - xxx, 531, [78] p. ill.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Part 1 Foundations. Communication, Theory, And Research -- ch. 1 Thinking About Communication: Definitions, Models, and Ethics -- ch. 2 Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts -- ch. 3 Thinking About Theory and Research – Part 2 Understanding the dialogue. The self and messages -- ch. 4 Symbolic Interaction Theory -- ch. 5 Coordinated Management of Meaning -- ch. 6 Cognitive Dissonance Theory -- ch. 7 Expectancy Violations Theory -- Relationship Development -- ch. 8 Uncertainty Reduction Theory -- ch. 9 Social Exchange Theory -- ch. 10 Social Penetration Theory -- ch. 11 Relational Dialectics Theory -- ch. 12 Communication Privacy Management Theory -- ch. 13 Social Information Processing Theory -- Groups, Teams, And Organizations -- ch. 14 Groupthink -- ch. 15 Structuration Theory -- ch. 16 Organizational Culture Theory – ch. 17 Organizational Information Theory -- The Public -- ch. 18 The Rhetoric -- ch. 19 Dramatism -- ch. 20 The Narrative Paradigm -- The Media -- ch. 21 Agenda Setting Theory -- ch. 22 Spiral of Silence Theory -- ch. 23 Uses and Gratifications Theory -- ch. 24 Cultivation Theory -- ch. 25 Cultural Studies -- ch. 26 Media Ecology Theory -- Culture And Diversity -- ch. 27 Face-Negotiation Theory -- ch. 28 Communication Accommodation Theory -- ch. 29 Muted Group Theory -- ch. 30 Feminist Standpoint Theory.

9781259922138 (pbk. : International student ed.) 1259922138 (pbk. : International student ed.)


Information theory.
Communication.

Q360 / .W47 2018

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