1st Edition

Nonverbal Communication




ISBN 9780205525003
Published November 11, 2009 by Routledge
527 Pages

USD $140.00

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Book Description

Drawing significantly on both classic and contemporary research, Nonverbal Communication speaks to today’s students with modern examples that illustrate nonverbal communication in their lived experiences.


This new edition, authored by three of the foremost scholars in nonverbal communication, builds on the approach pioneered by Burgoon, Buller and Woodall which focused on both the features and the functions that comprise the nonverbal signaling system. Grounded in the latest multidisciplinary research and theory, Nonverbal Communication strives to remain very practical, providing both information and application to aid in comprehension.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
    1: Introduction
    2: Cultural influences on nonverbal communication
    3: Bio-evolutionary influences on nonverbal communication
PART 2: NONVERBAL CODES
    4: The body as a code: Appearance and Adornment
    5: The Visual and Auditory Codes: Kinesics and Vocalics
    6: The Contact Codes: Proxemics and Haptics
    7: The Place and Time Codes: Environment, Artifacts, and Chronemics
PART 3: NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS   
    8: Message Production and Processing
    9: Social cognition and Forming Impressions
    10: Expressing Real and Desired Identities
    11: Expressing Emotions
    12: Relational Messages: Affection and Intimacy
    13: Relating: Messages: Power, Dominance and Influence
    14: Making Connections and Managing Conversations
    15: Deceiving others

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Author(s)

Biography

Judee K. Burgoon, Ph.D., University of Arizona
Laura K. Guerrero, Arizona State University
Kory Floyd, Arizona State University

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