First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Communication Reviews and Commentaries 1. The Supreme Court and the First Amendment Thomas A. Schwartz 2. Comparative Chronemics and International Communication: American and Iranian Perspectives on Time Allen H. Merriam 3. Predicting Couples’ Communication from Couples’ Self-Reports Mary Anne Fitzpatrick 4. Belief Processing, Reasoning, and Evidence Rodney A. Reynolds and Michael Burgoon 5. Compliance-Gaining and Power in Persuasion Lawrence R. Wheeless, Robert Barraclough and Robert Stewart 6. Fitting Equations with Power Transformations: Examining Variables with Error Connie L. Bauer and Edward L. Fink 7. Communication Research and the New Media Technologies Frederick Williams and Ronald E. Rice 8. When Cancer Patients Fail to Get Well: Flaws in Health Communication Susan H. Evans and Peter Clarke 9. New Directions in Negotiation Research William A. Donohue, Mary E. Diez and Renee B. Stahle Part 2: Information Systems 10. Analysis of Interaction Data C. Arthur VanLear, Jr 11. Nonstationarity in Children’s Attention to Television William Husson and Robert Krull 12. Respondent Self-Concept and Responses to Scaling Tasks John T. Marlier Part 3: Interpersonal Communication 13. To Ask or Not to Ask: Is That a Question? Charles R. Berger and Katherine Ann Kellermann 14. Noncontent Speech Convergence and Divergence in Adult-Child Interactions Richard L. Street, Jr 15. The Acquaintance Process as relational Communication Rebecca J. Cline 16. Communication and Conflict in Marriage Alan L. Sillars, Gary R. Pike, Tricia S. Jones and Kathleen Redman Part 4: Mass Communication 17. Corporate Planning and Media Culture Joseph Turow 18. Politics and Cable Television: The Case of Houston, Texas Ronald Garay 19. Determining Television Advertising Rates Benjamin J. Bates 20. The Federal Trade Commission and the Control of Deceptive Advertising William C. Lesch Part 5: Organizational Communication 21. A Conversational Analysis of Alignment Talk in Job Interviews Sandra L. Ragan 22. Dimensions or Organizational Conflict: A Functional Analysis of Communication Tactics C. James Riggs 23. Communication in Women’s Career Development Relationships Tom D. Daniels and Linda L. Logan Part 6: Intercultural and International Communication 24. The "Brain Drain" and International Communication Charles Okigbo 25. Social Network Patterns of Five Ethnic groups in Hawaii June Ock Yum 26. Social Penetration in Japanese and American Close Friendships William B. Gudykunst and Tsukasa Nishida Part 7: Political Communication 27. Local Voting Decisions and the Flow of Campaign Information Lee B. Becker and Kathy A. Krendl 28. The Knowledge-Gap Hypothesis and Media Dependency Yuko Miyo 29. TV News and Adolescent Political Socialization Gina M. Garramone Part 8: Instructional Communication 30. Systematic Modification of Teacher Behaviour Jon F. Nussbaum 31. Developing a Communicative Competence Scale Cynthia Stohl 32. Fantasy, Gossip, and Self-Disclosure: Children’s Conversations with Friends Gwendolyn Mettetal Part 9: Health Communication 33. Job Burnout From a Communication Perspective Eileen Berlin Ray 34. Levels of Exchange and Organizational Communication Brenda K. Woodlock 35. Compliance, Satisfaction, and Physician-Patient Communication Shelly D. Lane Part 10: Human Communication Technology 36. You Say You Want a Revolution? "Information technology" in Organizations Glen Hiemstra 37. Implications of Interactive Cable Systems: Reduced Consumer Contact David M. Dozier, Susan A. Hellweg and John A. Ledingham 38. Computer Conferences: Success or Failure? Amy Friedman Phillips Part 11: Philosophy of Communication 39. A radical Humanist Perspective for Mass Communication Inquiry Beverly James 40. Storyifying as Time-Traveling: The Knowledgeable Use of Temporally Structured Discourse Wayne A. Beach and Phyllis Japp