This best selling text analyzes the major communication theories at a level appropriate for both lower and upper level courses. The material is presented in a coherent manner and strikes a balance between humanistic, scientific, classical, and contemporary theories. (In contrast to previous editions - no theories have been dropped.) Ethics are covered throughout the text. A "First Look at Communication Theory" is the most widely used textbook for the communication theory course.
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The most widely-used textbook for the communication theory course, A First Look at Communication Theory analyzes the major communication theories at a level that is appropriate for both lower- and upper-level courses. The theories represented in the text reflect a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and strike a balance of scientific and interpretive approaches.From the Publisher:
4 theories added and 5 theories taken out. The new theories are: Interpersonal Deception Theory, Adaptive Structuration Theory, The Media Equation, and the Standpoint Theory.
A new chapter Chapter 3 "Mapping the Territory" classifies theories according to the 7 traditions of communication theory. These 7 traditions are the
- socio-psychological tradition
- rhetorical tradition
- semiotic tradition
- socio-cultural tradition
- critical tradition
- phenomenological tradition
New! Appendix A Glossary
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, United States, 2011. Loose-leaf. Book Condition: New. 8th. 251 x 198 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The ninth edition of A First Look at Communication Theory justifies again the program s enduring popularity. Em Griffin, now joined by colleagues Andrew Ledbetter and Glenn Sparks, encourages students who are encountering the field for the first time totackle theories without fear. The authors introduce 32 diverse theories that are a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and, with the benefit of numerous examples and connections to pop culture, help students apply them to their own lives. This program ensures that students have a solid foundation with which to begin understanding the relationships between theories. --. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9780077527464
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Em Griffin is Professor of Communication at Wheaton College in Illinois, where he has taught for the past twenty-six years and has been chosen Teacher of the Year. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication from Northwestern University. His research interest centers on the development of close friendships. Professor Griffin is the author of three applied communication books: The Mind Changers analyzes practical techniques of persuasion; Getting Together offers research-based suggestions for effective group leadership; and Making Friends describes the way that quality interpersonal communication can build close relationships. He also speaks and leads workshops on these topics in the United States, Singapore, and the Philippines. Professor Griffin's wife, Jean, is an artist. They have two adult children, Jim and Sharon. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0077527461
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