1st Edition

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Communication

Edited By

Brent D. Ruben





ISBN 9780765805263
Published February 5, 2003 by Routledge
173 Pages

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Book Description

This volume brings together diverse and divergent essays on communication as viewed by outstanding scholars in various disciplines. The authors review the mainstream of each approach to communication, sketch the dimensions of that concern, and discuss the problems and potential for future progress.Contents: Lee Thayer, "Communication: Sine Qua Non of the Behavioral Sciences"; Hubert Frings, "Zoology"; Alfred G. Smith, "Anthropology"; Richard W. Budd, "General Semantics"; Brent D. Ruben, "General System Theory"; Joseph M.R. Del-gado, "Neurophysiology"; Herbert Blumer, "Symbolic Interaction"; and Peter L. Berger, "Sociology of Knowledge."