Communication Yearbook 19, originally published in 1996 provides rich overviews of key developments in theory, method, and application. The volume contains ten integrative research revoews on diverse topics, including communication and the elderly, compliance gaining in organizations, interpersonal violence, communication technologies, media access and consumption ans well as three reviews addressing sex and gender issues.Each review synthesizes findings of past research, discusses current controversies and identifies challenges for future scholarship.
Table of Contents
1. Communication and Older Adults Jon F. Nussbaum, Mary Lee Hummert, Angie Williams and Jake Harwood 2. Sexual Communication in Interpersonal Contexts: A Script-Based Approach Sandra Metts and Brian H. Spitzberg 3. Sexual Harassment: A Multidisciplinary Synthesis and Critique Joann Keyton 4. Television Programming and Sex Stereotyping: A Meta-Analysis Jennifer Herret-Skjellum and Mike Allen 5. The Knowledge Gap Hypothesis: Twenty-Five Years Later K. Viswanath and John R. Finnegan, Jr. 6. The Meaning of "Communication Technology": The Technology-Context Scheme Michele H. Jackson 7. Communication Aspects of Dyadic Social Influence in Organizations: A Review and Integration of Conceptual and Empirical Developments Bruce Barry and Mary R. Watson 8. Argumentativeness and Verbal Aggressiveness: A Review of Recent Theory and Research Dominic A. Infante and Andrew S. Rancer 9. Intercultural Communication Competence: A Synthesis Guo-Ming Chen and William J Starosta 10. Intercultural Communication Training: Review, Critique, and a New Theoretical Framework Aaron Castelan Cargile and Howard Giles