Communication Yearbook 31 continues the tradition of publishing rich, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews. This volume offers insightful descriptions of research as well as reflections on the implications of those findings for other areas of the discipline. Editor Christina S. Beck presents a diverse, international selection of articles that highlight empirical and theoretical intersections in the communication discipline.
Chapters in this volume include reviews of literature on silence in dispute, communicating about cancer, interpersonal conflict, trauma, identity, work relationships, communication and community, and media content diversity.
This volume will be valuable to scholars across the communication discipline. Communication Yearbook 31 will be particularly beneficial to scholars in the areas of interpersonal, health, organizational, family, and intercultural communication; language and social interaction, and media studies.
Table of Contents
Silence in Dispute K. Acheson Openness and Avoidance in Couples Communicating About Cancer D. Goldsmith, L. Miller and J. Caughlin Understanding Interpersonal Conflicts that are Difficult to Resolve: A Review of Literature and Presentation of an Integrated Model C.W. Miller, M.E. Roloff and R.S. Malis Wounds Not Easily Healed: Exploring Trauma in Communication Studies S.H. Grey Identity Trans/formations N. Young Alternative Times: The Temporal Perceptions, Processes, and Practices Defining the Non-Standard Work Relationship D. Ballard and L.M. Gossett Organizational Assimilation Theory, Research, and Implications for Multiple Areas of the Discipline: A State of the Art Review J. Waldeck and K. Myers Communication and Community: Clarifying the Connection Across the Communication Community E.D. Underwood and L.R. Frey The Roles of Interpersonal Communication in Media Campaigns B. Southwell and M. Yzer Media Content Diversity: Conceptual Issues and Future Directions for Communication Research P. Roessler