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Communication Yearbook 39

Edited By Elisia Cohen Copyright 2015
    426 Pages
    by Routledge

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    by Routledge

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    Communication Yearbook 39 continues the tradition of publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays. Editor Elisia Cohen 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. 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

    Elisia L. Cohen

    PART I

    Advancing Communication Research: Message, Theory, Context, and Method

    1. Message Variability and Heterogeneity: A Core Challenge for Communication Research
    2. Michael D. Slater, Jochen Peter, and Patti M. Valkenburg

    3. How Do the Places We Live in Impact Our Health? Challenges for and Insights from Communication Research
    4. Matthew D. Matsaganis

    5. Extending Relational Dialectics Theory: Exploring New Avenues of Research
    6. Danielle Halliwell

      PART II

      Communication in a Changing, Ubiquitous Media Environment

    7. Media Multitasking: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
    8. Annie Lang and Jasmin Chzran

    9. Perspectives on Internet Addiction, Problematic Internet Use, and Deficient Self-Regulation: Contributions of Communication Research
    10. Robert S. Tokunaga

    11. Online Social Influence: Past, Present, and Future
    12. Young Ji Kim and Andrea B. Hollingshead

      PART III

      Organizational Communication, Coordination, and Work Practices

    13. Organizational Coordination and Communication: A Critical Review and Integrative Model
    14. Eric J. Zackrison, David R. Seibold, and Ronald E. Rice

    15. Studying Work Practices in Organizations: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Guidelines
    16. Paul M. Leonardi

      PART IV

      Focused Systematic Reviews Adding Insight into Areas for Investigation

    17. Communicating Nuclear Power: A Programmatic Review
    18. William J. Kinsella, Dorothy Collins Andreas, and Danielle Endres

    19. The Persuasiveness of Child-Targeted Endorsement Strategies: A Systematic Review
    20. Tim Smits, Heidi Vandebosch, Evy Neyens, and Emma Boyland

    21. Expectancy, Value, Promotion, and Prevention: An Integrative Account of Regulatory Fit vs. Non-fit with Student Satisfaction in Communicating with Teachers

    Flaviu A. Hodis and Georgeta M. Hodis

    About the Editor

    About the Contributors

    About the Editorial Assistants

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Elisia L. Cohen earned her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Southern California, and is an Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Health Communication Research Collaborative at the University of Kentucky. Today, she is the Chair of the Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky. Her research has been supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation, and an unrestricted gift from GlaxoSmithKline. She is an investigator with the Rural Cancer Prevention Center, St. Louis Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, and was past media coordinator for the Cervical Cancer-free Kentucky initiative. Her research on public communication, public opinion, and public health has appeared in such journals as: Health Communication, Health Education and Behavior, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journal of Communication, Journal of Health Communication, Qualitative Health Research, and Prometheus. She is married and has one daughter, Addison Lydia.