A First Look at Communication Theory, 10/e (Paperback)

Em Griffin , Andrew Ledbetter , Glenn Sparks

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education
  • 出版日期: 2018-03-20
  • 售價: $1,050
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$998
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 560
  • ISBN: 1260091562
  • ISBN-13: 9781260091564
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  • The tenth edition of A First Look at Communication Theory justifies again the program’s enduring popularity. Griffin, joined by colleagues Andrew Ledbetter and Glenn Sparks, encourages students who are encountering the field for the first time to tackle 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.


  • Division One Overview
    Chapter 1 Launching Your Study of Communication Theory
    Chapter 2 Talk About Theory
    Chapter 3 Weighing the Words
    Chapter 4 Mapping the Territory (Seven Traditions in the Field of Communication Theory)

    Division Two Interpersonal Communication
    Interpersonal Messages

    Chapter 5 Symbolic Interactionism of George Herbert Mead
    Chapter 6 Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) of W. Barnett Pearce & Vernon Cronen
    Chapter 7 Expectancy Violations Theory of Judee Burgoon
    Chapter 8 Social Penetration Theory of Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor
    Chapter 9 Uncertainty Reduction Theory of Charles Berger
    Chapter 10 Social Information Processing Theory of Joseph Walther
    Chapter 11 Relational Dialectics of Leslie Baxter & Barbara Montgomery
    Chapter 12 Communication Privacy Management Theory of Sandra Petronio
    Chapter 13 Media Multiplexity Theory of Caroline Haythornthwaite
    Chapter 14 Social Judgment Theory of Muzafer Sherif
    Chapter 15 Elaboration Likelihood Model of Richard Petty & John Cacioppo
    Chapter 16 Cognitive Dissonance Theory of Leon Festinger