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Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application

Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application

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By Richard West and Lynn Turner
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Copyright: 2021
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Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application, 7e

Part 1 Foundations

CHAPTER 1: Thinking About Communication: Definition, Models, and Ethics
CHAPTER 2: Thinking About the Field: Traditions and Contexts
CHAPTER 3: Thinking About Theory, Research, and Paradigms

Part 2 Empirical/Post-Positivist Theories

The Self and Messages  
CHAPTER 4: Expectancy Violations Theory

Relationship Development
CHAPTER 5: Uncertainty Reduction Theory
CHAPTER 6: Social Exchange Theory
CHAPTER 7: Social Penetration Theory
CHAPTER 8: Social Information Processing Theory

Groups, Teams, and Organizations
CHAPTER 9: Structuration Theory
CHAPTER 10: Organizational Information Theory

The Media
CHAPTER 11: Agenda Setting Theory
CHAPTER 12: Spiral of Silence Theory
CHAPTER 13: Uses and Gratifications Theory

Culture and Diversity
CHAPTER 14: Face-Negotiation Theory

Part 3 Interpretive Theories

The Self and Messages
CHAPTER 15: Symbolic Interaction Theory
CHAPTER 16: Coordinated Management of Meaning

Relationship Development
CHAPTER 17: Communication Privacy Management Theory

Groups, Teams, and Organizations
CHAPTER 18: Groupthink
CHAPTER 19: Organizational Culture Theory

The Public
CHAPTER 20: The Rhetoric
CHAPTER 21: Dramatism
CHAPTER 22: The Narrative Paradigm

The Media
CHAPTER 23: Media Ecology Theory

Culture and Diversity
CHAPTER 24: Communication Accommodation Theory

Part 4 Critical Theories

Relationship Development
CHAPTER 25: Relational Dialectics Theory

The Media
CHAPTER 26: Cultivation Theory
CHAPTER 27: Cultural Studies Theory

Culture and Diversity
CHAPTER 28: Muted Group Theory
CHAPTER 29: Feminist Standpoint Theory
CHAPTER 30: Co-Cultural Theory