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A First Look at Communication Theory

A First Look at Communication Theory

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Table of Contents

Preface for Instructor

CHAPTER 1

Launching Your Study of Communication

CHAPTER 2

Talk About Theory

CHAPTER 3

Weighing the Words

CHAPTER 4

Mapping the Territory (Seven Traditions in the Field of Communication Theory)

CHAPTER 5

Symbolic Interactionism

CHAPTER 6

Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM)

CHAPTER 7

Expectancy Violations Theory

CHAPTER 8

Social Penetration Theory

CHAPTER 9

Uncertainty Reduction Theory

CHAPTER 10

Social Information Processing Theory

CHAPTER 11

Relational Dialectics

CHAPTER 12

Communication Privacy Management Theory

Chapter 13

Media Multiplexity Theory

CHAPTER 14

Social Judgment Theory

CHAPTER 15

Elaboration Likelihood Model

CHAPTER 16

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

CHAPTER 17

Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making

CHAPTER 18

Symbolic Convergence Theory

CHAPTER 19

Cultural Approach to Organizations

CHAPTER 20

Communicative Constitution of Organizations

CHAPTER 21

Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations

CHAPTER 22

The Rhetoric

CHAPTER 23

Dramatism

CHAPTER 24

Narrative Paradigm

CHAPTER 25

Media Ecology

CHAPTER 26

Semiotics

CHAPTER 27

Cultural Studies

CHAPTER 28

Uses and Gratifications

CHAPTER 29

Cultivation Theory

CHAPTER 30

Agenda-Setting Theory

CHAPTER 31

Genderlect Styles

CHAPTER 32

Standpoint Theory

CHAPTER 33

Muted Group Theory

CHAPTER 34

Communication Accommodation Theory

CHAPTER 35

Face-Negotiation Theory

CHAPTER 36

Co-Cultural Theory

CHAPTER 37

Common Threads in Comm Theories