Communication Yearbook 36 continues the tradition of publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays. Editor Charles T. Salmon presents a volume that is highly international and interdisciplinary in scope, with authors and chapters representing the broad global interests of the International Communication Association. The contents include summaries of communication research programs that represent the most innovative work currently, with internationally renowned scholars serving as respondents to each chapter. Offering a blend of chapters emphasizing timely disciplinary concerns and enduring theoretical questions, this volume will be valuable to scholars throughout communication studies.
Editor’s Introduction, Charles T. Salmon;1. The Dissonant Self: Contributions from Dissonance Theory to a New Agenda in Studying Political Communication, Wolfgang Donsbach and Cornelia Mothes; 2. Commentary—Online News and the Demise of Political Disagreement, Dietram Scheufele and Matthew Nisbet; 3. Intergroup Contact: An Integration of Social Psychological and Communication Perspectives, Jake Harwood, Miles Hewstone, Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Nicole Tausch; 4. Commentary—Communication and the Contact Hypothesis, Cindy Gallois; 5. The Relative Persuasiveness of Different Forms of Arguments-From-Consequences: A Review and Integration, Daniel J. O’Keefe; 6. Commentary—What Makes Arguments-From-Consequences Convincing?, Hans Hoeken; 7. Social Media Use in Organizations: Exploring the Affordances of Visibility, Editability, Persistence, and Association, Jeffrey W. Treem and Paul Leonardi; 8. Commentary—Affordances, Effects and Technology Errors, Joseph B. Walther; 9. Reconsidering the Concept of Workplace Flexibility: Is Adaptability a Better Solution?, Karen K. Myers, Bernadette M. Gailliard and Linda L. Putnam; 10. Commentary—Enhancing Our Understanding of Work-Life Balance from a Communication Perspective, Isabel Botero; 11. Constructionist Social Problems Theory, Joel Best; 12. Commentary—The Industrial Construction of Audiences in Mass Media Industries: Notes Toward a Research Agenda, Joseph Turow; 13. Alcohol, Advertising, Media and Consumption among Children, Teenagers and Young Adults, Anders Hansen and Barrie Gunter; 14. Commentary— Challenging Ourselves to Advance Scholarship on Portrayals of Alcohol in the Media, Lara Zwarun; 15. Linking Risk Messages to Information Seeking and Processing, Robert J. Griffin, Sharon Dunwoody and Z. Janet Yang; 16. Commentary--Risk Communication in Context: Theories, Models, Research, and Future Endeavors, Kenzie A. Cameron; 17. On the Study of Process in Communication Research, Marshall Scott Poole; 18. Commentary—Some Reflections on Quantitative Modeling of Communication Processes, W. Wayne Fu; 19. Assumptions Behind Inter-Coder Reliability Indices, Xinshu Zhao, Jun S. Liu and Ke Deng; 20. Commentary:A Dissenting View on So-Called Paradoxes Of Reliability Coefficients; About the Editor; About the Associate Editors; About the Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index