Communication in everyday life : a survey of communication / Steve Duck, David T. McMahan.
By: Duck, Steve.
Contributor(s): McMahan, David T.Material type: BookCall no.: P90 .D8333 2021Publication: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, Inc., c2021Edition: 4th ed., International student ed.Description: xxvii, 346 p. : col. ill.ISBN: 9781071808238; 1071808230.Subject(s): Communication | Public speaking
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Part I Communication foundations -- Chapter 1 An Overview of Communication – Part II Communication skills -- Chapter 2 Identities, Perceptions, and Communication -- Chapter 3 Verbal Communication -- Chapter 4 Nonverbal Communication -- Chapter 5 Culture and Communication -- Chapter 6 Listening – Part III Communication contexts -- Chapter 7 Personal Relationships -- Chapter 8 Family Communication -- Chapter 9 Groups and Leaders -- Chapter 10 Communication in the Workplace -- Chapter 11 Health Communication -- Chapter 12 Technology and Media in Everyday Life -- Chapter 13 Interpersonal Influence -- Chapter 14 Interviewing – Appendix: The discipline of communication.
Communication in Everyday Life, Fourth Edition remains the only introductory communication book to explore fundamental concepts, theories, and skills aimed at helping readers apply the material to their personal and professional lives--with a thematic integration of the relational perspective and a focus on demonstrating its direct relevance to their own everyday communication. This book helps readers develop a strong foundation in communication concepts, theory, and research, as well as practical communication skills such as listening, critical thinking, using technology to communicate, understanding nonverbal communication, creating persuasive strategies, and managing group conflict. The Fourth Edition also introduces readers to important emerging areas in communication studies, offering unique chapters on health communication and family communication. Ideal for the 21st-century, this book provides up-to-date insight into the communication topics central to everyday life.
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