Complete with exercises and introductions to put the readings in perspective, this is an introductory anthology designed for the student of nonverbal communication.One of the primary objectives of the editors was to provide an introduction to some of the seminal work in the field s respective subdisciplines because most nonverbal communication texts refer to these works. To that end they have provided complete articles, chapters, or at least substantial Segments of classic works. These works include selections from Birdwhistell, Ekman and Friesen, Hall, Jourard, Montagu, Morris, Scheflen, and Trager.The collection is divided into seven parts. These are Proxemics: The Utilization of Space, Kinesics: Action Behavior, Facial and Eye Behavior, Haptics: Touching Behavior, Object Communication, Paralanguage: Vocal Communication, and Putting It All Together: The Encoding, Decoding, and Interpretation of Message Patterns. "
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Number of pages: 247