Communication: Family Communication

  • Talking Through Death: Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts book cover

    Talking Through Death

    Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Deborah C. Breede

    Talking Through Death examines communication at the end-of-life from several different communication perspectives: interpersonal (patient, provider, family), mediated, and cultural. By studying interpersonal and family communication, cultural media, funeral related rituals, religious and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • Communicating Hope: An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team book cover

    Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team, 1st Edition

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations book cover

    Working Through Conflict

    Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations, 8th Edition

    By Joseph Folger, Marshall Scott Poole, Randall K. Stutman

    Now in its eighth edition, Working Through Conflict provides an introduction to conflict and conflict management that is firmly grounded in current theory, research, and practice, covering a range of conflict settings (interpersonal, group, and organizational). The text includes an abundance of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication book cover

    Among Cultures

    The Challenge of Communication, 3rd Edition

    By Bradford J. Hall, Patricia O. Covarrubias, Kristin A. Kirschbaum

    Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives book cover

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication

    Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Elizabeth A. Suter, Kory Floyd

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing on theories originating both within the communication discipline and in allied disciplines. Contributors write in their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Communication, Advocacy, and Work/Family Balance book cover

    Communication, Advocacy, and Work/Family Balance

    1st Edition

    By Jenny Dixon

    This book presents an understanding of work-family balance for working adults belonging to a number of different family structures (e.g. single and/or childfree adults, LGBT couples, families with female breadwinners). It contends that family structure should serve as a way of thinking about…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Exploring Communication Theory: Making Sense of Us book cover

    Exploring Communication Theory

    Making Sense of Us, 1st Edition

    By Kory Floyd, Paul Schrodt, Larry Erbert, Angela Trethewey

    This text presents and explains theories from the epistemological perspectives of the researchers who use them. Rather than representing a specific theoretical paradigm (social scientific, interpretive, or critical), the author team presents the three major paradigms in one text, each writing in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • Family Storytelling: Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning book cover

    Family Storytelling

    Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jody Koenig Kellas

    Stories and storytelling are one of the primary ways that families and family members make sense of both everyday and difficult events, create a sense of individual and group identity, remember, connect generations, and establish guidelines for family behavior. With so many important functions,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts book cover

    Language Brokering in Immigrant Families

    Theories and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert S. Weisskirch

    Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts brings together an international group of researchers to share their findings on language brokering—when immigrant children translate for their parents and other adults. Given the large amount of immigration occurring worldwide, it is…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Parents and Digital Technology: How to Raise the Connected Generation book cover

    Parents and Digital Technology

    How to Raise the Connected Generation, 1st Edition

    By Suzie Hayman, John Coleman

    Children today are digital natives, growing up in an age where social media and online communication is the norm. This book is an indispensable guide for parents who may feel they are struggling to keep up, addressing the issues that young people and their families face in the world of modern…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Family Entrepreneurship: Rethinking the research agenda book cover

    Family Entrepreneurship

    Rethinking the research agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen Randerson, Cristina Bettinelli, Giovanna Dossena, Alain Fayolle

    Family business is the most prominent form of business organization, and its importance to the global economy cannot be under-estimated. Until recently, the impact of the family on entrepreneurial firms has been under-researched, leading to a conceptual gap between the two areas of study, and an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Rethinking Entrepreneurship Research

  • Investigating Intimate Discourse: Exploring the spoken interaction of families, couples and friends book cover

    Investigating Intimate Discourse

    Exploring the spoken interaction of families, couples and friends, 1st Edition

    By Brian Clancy

    Intimate discourse – that between couples, family and close friends in private, non-professional settings – lies at the heart of our everyday linguistic experience. It creates and sustains our closest relationships. Using an innovative blend of the community of practice model with a corpus…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge
    Domains of Discourse

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