Effective Communication: A Guide for the People Professions (Paperback)Neil Thompson (author)
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This new edition of an essential text offers a clear and informative introduction to the subtleties and practical complexities of communication. Drawing on a wide-ranging theory base from across the social sciences, it demonstrates how key ideas from a number of disciplines provide a sound foundation for informed and sensitive practice. This edition includes:
New chapters on communication within specific settings, such as working with children and with groups;
New discussion of potential difficulties in communication - for example, as a result of disability issues or the challenges of intercultural communication;
A broad range of learning resources, such as activities, 'points to ponder' and 'voice of experience' comments, reflecting practitioners' real-world experience.
With its clear practice focus and emphasis on reflection throughout, this is a key text for both students and practitioners across the people professions.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 441 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 16 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2011
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