Human Communications

Human Communications : Theory and Research

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This book should be of interest to final year undergraduates taking courses in communications.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 635.03g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534123961
  • 9780534123963

Table of contents

Preface. Part I: Introduction. The historical context of communication as a science. Part II: Channels of communication. Language and communication. The role of nonverbal behavior in human interaction. Technologies of communication. Part III: Contexts of communication. Interpersonal communication. Group dynamics and communication. Organizational communication. Mass communication. Intercultural communication. Political communication. Part IV: Persuasive functions of communication. Communication and influence. Communications and social change. Part V: Methods of communication inquiry. Basic types of communication research. A general model of the research process.show more