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Speaking Culturally
Speaking Culturally (November 1992)
Explorations in Social Communication
Gerry Philipsen - Author

Speaking Culturally presents case studies of two cultures, focusing on how speaking is thematized and enacted in each. The Teamsterville culture is drawn from the author's studies of the spoken life of an urban, working-class neighborhood in Chicago, while the Nacirema culture draws upon studies of communication among middle-class Americans, primarily on the West Coast.

Using fieldwork conducted over a period of twenty years, Philipse...(Read More)
Communal Webs
Communal Webs (August 1991)
Communication and Culture in Contemporary Israel
Tamar Katriel - Author

This book brings together insights derived from a detailed exploration of Israeli cultural patterns of communication, highlighting their role in the processes of culture formation, maintenance, and change. Katriel's ethnographic examples provide a richly-textured account of Israeli cultural experience, illustrating the potential of a cultural analysis grounded in the study of ideologically-informed communicative practices.

The ...(Read More)
Human Communication as a Field of Study
Human Communication as a Field of Study (August 1989)
Selected Contemporary Views
Sarah Sanderson King - Editor

"I think the idea behind this book is excellent. There is nothing currently available which duplicates it, and it fills a real need." -- Gerry Philipsen

The authors analyze and discuss the field of communication from a multidimensional point of view. Divided into three parts, the first traces its history from scientific, humanistic, and technological roots. The second explores communication theory in the areas of interpersonal, organizatio...(Read More)
Letting Go
Letting Go (July 1987)
A Practical Theory of Relationship Disengagement and Re-engagement
Dudley D. Cahn - Author

While many books in the popular press deal with relationships, Letting Go is among the first to draw upon scholarly research to offer a theoretical perspective with practical implications. Cahn examines interpersonal relationship disengagement and reengagement by tapping the resources of social science literature. The result is a model for communication which seeks to achieve and maintain interpersonal understanding, while promoting communication ...(Read More)
Cognitive Foundations of Calculated Speech
Cognitive Foundations of Calculated Speech (December 1986)
Controlling Understandings in Conversation and Persuasion
Robert Sanders - Author

“This is definitely a book which addresses, head on, a fundamental topic for language and communication studies. The author pursues this topic with a highly principled theoretical perspective. He applies this general perspective to several currently popular research areas. Thus, the book combines fundamental, theoretically grounded discussion, but applies it broadly and powerfully. “ — Gerry Philipsen

“Sa...(Read More)
Communication in Interpersonal Relationships
Communication in Interpersonal Relationships (June 1984)
Donald P. Cushman - Editor
Dudley D. Cahn - Editor

This book discusses communication principles, processes, and skills from four different perspectives by explaining four related propositions. First, human communication is guided by socially established rules, the knowledge of which allows interacting persons to exert influence over the outcome of their interactions. Second, self concepts are formed and sustained in our interactions with others. Third, the formation of sustained interpersonal rel...(Read More)
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