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Table of Contents
Part 1: Communication Reviews and Commentaries 1. Uses and Gratifications: A Theoretical Perspective Philip Palmgreen 2. Communicative Competence: An Interactive Approach Mary E. Diez 3. Incongruity in Humor: The Cognitive Dynamics Shirley Willis Maase, Edward L. Fink and Stan A. Kaplowitz 4. The Second Electronic Revolution: The Computer and Children William Paisley and Milton Chen 5. The Employment Screening Interview: An Organizational Assimilation and Communication Perspective Fredric M. Jablin and Karen B. McComb 6. Black Children’s Esteem: Parents, Peers, and Television Steven T. McDermott and Bradley S. Greenberg 7. Listening Behaviour: Definition and Measurement Kittie W. Watson and Larry L. Barker 8. Communication Development in Children Beth Haslett 9. Automaticity, Arousal, and Information Exposure R. Lewis Donohew, Murali Nair and Seth Finn 10. Organizational Climate, Communication, and Culture Raymond L. Falcione and Elyse A. Kaplan 11. Organizing Communication Behaviour: The Role of Schemas and Constructs Howard E. Sypher and James L. Applegate 12. Fear-Arousing Persuasive Messages Franklin J. Boster and Paul Mongeau Part 2: Information Systems 13. Message Structure, Inference Making, and Recall Margaret Fitch Hauser 14. Choice Shifts: Argument Qualities or Social Comparisons Franklin J. Boster and Michael Mayer Part 3: Interpersonal Communication 15. Affect and Social Information Acquisition: Sit Back, Relax, and Tell Me About Yourself Kathy Kellermann and Charles R. Berger 16. Global Impressions of Social Skills: Behavioural Predictors James P. Dillard and Brian H. Spitzberg 17. Deception: Paralinguistic and Verbal Leakage Michael J. Cody, Peter J. Marston and Myrna Foster Part 4: Mass Communication 18. Fear and Victimization: Exposure to Television and Perceptions of Crime and Fear Ron Tamborini, Dolf Zillmann and Jennings Bryant 19. Public Views on Crime: Television Exposure and Media Credibility Garrett J. O’Keefe Part 5: Organizational Communication 20. Managerial Communication and Work Perception Terrance L. Albrecht 21. Managerial Control and Discipline: Whips and Chains Gail T. Fairhurst, Stephen G. Green and B. Kay Snavely 22. Assimilating New Members into Organizations Fredric M. Jablin Part 6: Intercultural and International Communication 23. "A Little Good News": Development News in Third World Newspapers Christine L. Ogan, Jo Ellen Fair and Hemant Shah 24. International Communication Media Appraisal: Tests in Germany J. David Johnson 25. Translation Accuracy: Using Multidimensional Scaling George A. Barnett, Mark T. Palmer and Hana Noor Al-Deen Part 7: Political Communication 26. Media Agenda-Setting and Public Opinion: Is There a Link? David Weaver 27. Reagan on Radio Joe S Foote 28. Persuading the Blue-Collar Voter: Issues, Images, and Homophily Kathleen E. Kendall and June Ock Yum Part 8: Instructional Communication 29. Power in the Classroom IV: Alternatives to Discipline Patricia Kearney, Timothy G. Plax, Virginia P. Richmond and James C. McCroskey 30. Compliance-Resisting Behaviours: The Effects of Age, Agent, and Types of Request Jeffrey S. McQuillen, Dorothy C. Higginbotham and M. Claire Cummings Part 9: Health Communication 31. When an M.D. Gives an R.N. a Harmful Order: Modifying a Bind Mary Ann Cunningham and James R. Wilcox 32. Communication and Job Stress in a Health Organization Beverly Davenport Sypher and Eileen Berlin Ray