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Communication in Everyday Life: A Social Interpretation (Hardback)
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Communication in Everyday Life: A Social Interpretation (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 01/01/1989
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(This book) is a clearly written and well-documented review of social communication theory, and an alternative to texts which focus primarily on the psychology of interpersonal communication and tend to exclude the social perspective on understanding interpersonal communication. Leeds-Hurwitz provides a welcome addition to introductory texts on the study of human communication. (This) is for teachers who have searched for an introductory textbook which presents a comprehensive argument for a social interactionist perspective on communication in a way understandable to students. Most refreshing is that Leeds-Hurwitz does not talk down to the reader, integrates (not just cites) original sources, and illustrates the concepts with ethnographic research...Mark Kuhn, University of Maine, Orono in Communication Education

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780893915247
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 496 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm


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"[a] clearly written and well-documented review of social communication theory, and an alternative to texts which focus primarily on the psychology of interpersonal communication and tend to exclude the social perspective on understanding interpersonal communication. Leeds-Hurwitz provides a welcome addition to introductory texts on the study of human communication. Communication in Everyday Life is for teachers who have searched for an introductory textbook which presents a comprehensive argument for a social interactionist perspective on communication in a way understandable to students."-Communication Education
"This book is an excellent introduction to the study of social communication. It is accessible and systematic, and instructors should find it highly useful for courses in communication theoory, interpersonal communication, and naturalistic approaches to communication."-Journal of Communication
"�a� clearly written and well-documented review of social communication theory, and an alternative to texts which focus primarily on the psychology of interpersonal communication and tend to exclude the social perspective on understanding interpersonal communication. Leeds-Hurwitz provides a welcome addition to introductory texts on the study of human communication. Communication in Everyday Life is for teachers who have searched for an introductory textbook which presents a comprehensive argument for a social interactionist perspective on communication in a way understandable to students."-Communication Education
?This book is an excellent introduction to the study of social communication. It is accessible and systematic, and instructors should find it highly useful for courses in communication theoory, interpersonal communication, and naturalistic approaches to communication.?-Journal of Communication
?In Communication and Everyday Life, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz offers an insightful and well-written explanation of concepts which are central to the ethnography of communication....[t]his work stands as a valuable and concise organizaiton of theoretical knowledge in the discipline. It should be read and debated.?-Quarterly Journal of Speech
?[a] clearly written and well-documented review of social communication theory, and an alternative to texts which focus primarily on the psychology of interpersonal communication and tend to exclude the social perspective on understanding interpersonal communication. Leeds-Hurwitz provides a welcome addition to introductory texts on the study of human communication. Communication in Everyday Life is for teachers who have searched for an introductory textbook which presents a comprehensive argument for a social interactionist perspective on communication in a way understandable to students.?-Communication Education
"In Communication and Everyday Life, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz offers an insightful and well-written explanation of concepts which are central to the ethnography of communication....[t]his work stands as a valuable and concise organizaiton of theoretical knowledge in the discipline. It should be read and debated."-Quarterly Journal of Speech

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