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Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application

Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application

6th Edition
By Richard West and Lynn Turner
ISBN10: 1259870324
ISBN13: 9781259870323
Copyright: 2018
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Part One: Foundations

COMMUNICATION, THEORY, AND RESEARCH

1- Thinking About Communication: Definitions, Models, and Ethics

2- Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts

3- Thinking About Theory and Research

Part Two: Theories and Theoretical Thinking

THE SELF AND MESSAGES

4- Symbolic Interaction Theory

5- Coordinated Management of Meaning

6- Cognitive Dissonance Theory

7- Expectancy Violations Theory

RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT

8- Uncertainty Reduction Theory

9- Social Exchange Theory

10- Social Penetration Theory

11- Relational Dialectics Theory

12- Communication Privacy Management Theory

13- Social Information Processing Theory

GROUPS, TEAMS, AND ORGANIZATIONS

14- Groupthink

15- Structuration Theory

16- Organizational Culture Theory

17- Organizational Information Theory

THE PUBLIC

18- The Rhetoric

19- Dramatism

20- The Narrative Paradigm

THE MEDIA

21- Agenda Setting Theory

22- Spiral of Silence Theory

23- Uses and Gratifications Theory

24- Cultivation Theory

25- Cultural Studies

26- Media Ecology Theory

CULTURE AND DIVERSITY

27- Face-Negotiation Theory

28- Communication Accommodation Theory

29- Muted Group Theory

30- Feminist Standpoint Theory