This book explores the key features of the skills we use in communicating and provides a framework for understanding how we use language and body language to communicate with others in every day situations.
This fully revised and updated second edition: * outlines the main components and distinctive characteristics of interpersonal communication * offers detailed analysis of communication structures, considering their everyday applications and implications * includes new material on race, gender and sexuality * looks to the future of interpersonal communication.
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"This book has its place in an introductory course on interpersonal communication, but it should be part of a wider reading list that would complement it." -Ellen Rosenberg, McGill University, "Transcultural Psychiatry
About Peter Hartley
Peter Hartley is Senior Academic in Communication Studies at the School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Understanding interpersonal communication: defining what we mean by interpersonal communication; the process of interpersonal communication; the skills of interpersonal communication; communication skills in context.Part 2 The components of interpersonal communication: social context; social identity; social perception; codes 1 - codes and language; codes 2 - incorporating the nonverbals. Part 3 Issues and controversies in interpersonal communication: are popular models of interpersonal communication useful?; do men and women communicate differently?; does assertiveness work?. Part 4 Going beyond interpersonal communication; how is group communication different from interpersonal communication?; final thoughts - is CMC a new form of interpersonal communication?.
Interpersonal Communication by Peter Hartley
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.