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Communication Yearbook 39

ISBN 9781138853843
Published April 23, 2015 by Routledge
404 Pages

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction

Elisia L. Cohen


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


    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


    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


    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

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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.