Interpersonal Processes & Communication Products

  • Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution

    A Social Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bar-Tal

    This book provides a framework that sheds an illuminating light into the psyche of people involved in macro-level destructive intergroup conflicts, involving societies and ethnic groups, that take place continuously in various parts of the globe. It focuses on the socio-psychological repertoire…

    Hardback – 2010-12-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Children of Divorce

    Stories of Loss and Growth, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By John H. Harvey, Mark A. Fine

    Featuring excerpts of essays collected from over one thousand young adults while in the throes of divorce, this book paints a picture of the pain and the hope shown by the storytellers. By framing the narratives with an analysis of the most recent divorce literature, the authors provide readers…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15

  • In Search of Synergy in Small Group Performance

    1st Edition

    By James R. Larson, Jr.

    This volume critically evaluates more than a century of empirical research on the effectiveness of small, task-performing groups, and offers a fresh look at the costs and benefits of collaborative work arrangements. The central question taken up by this book is whether -- and under what…

    Paperback – 2009-11-18
    Psychology Press

  • The Interplay of Truth and Deception

    New Agendas in Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew S. McGlone, Mark L. Knapp

    During the past 30 years, there have been a steadily increasing number of scientific and popular publications dealing with lying and deception. Questions about the extent to which public officials are deceptive are standard fare in current magazines and newspapers. This volume aims to present …

    Paperback – 2009-06-24
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Handbook of Relationship Initiation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Sprecher, Amy Wenzel, John Harvey

    The Handbook of Relationship Initiation is the first volume to focus specifically on the very beginning stage of relationships – their origin. In this Handbook, leading scholars on relationships review the literature on various processes related to the initiation of relationships: how people meet,…

    Paperback – 2008-06-11
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Physical Attraction

    1st Edition

    By Viren Swami, Adrian Furnham

    People have long been interested in the complexities of human beauty, but until recently the science of attractiveness was largely left to poets, playwrights, philosophers, and artists. This book begins the task of providing a scientific look at physical attraction, by offering an overview of…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08

  • Stereotype Dynamics

    Language-Based Approaches to the Formation, Maintenance, and Transformation of Stereotypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshihisa Kashima, Klaus Fiedler, Peter Freytag

    This volume addresses the role of communication in stereotype dynamics, while placing the phenomenon of social stereotypes appropriately in the socio-cultural context. Stereotype Dynamics assembles top researchers in the field to investigate stereotype formation, maintenance, and transformation…

    Paperback – 2007-08-30
    Psychology Press

  • The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach

    The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication examines the multifunctional ways in which seemingly productive communication can be destructive—and vice versa—and explores the many ways in which dysfunctional interpersonal communication operates across a variety of personal relationship contexts.…

    Paperback – 2007-02-22

  • Explaining Communication

    Contemporary Theories and Exemplars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan B. Whaley, Wendy Samter

    Offering a direct sightline into communication theory, Explaining Communication provides in-depth discussions of communication theories by some of the foremost scholars working in communication today. With contributions from the original theorists and scholars known for their work in specific…

    Paperback – 2006-10-23
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane, 1st Edition

    By Elissa Foster

    This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book.…

    Paperback – 2006-10-19
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

  • Critical Thinking About Sex, Love, and Romance in the Mass Media

    Media Literacy Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary-Lou Galician, Debra L. Merskin

    This distinctive volume explores how romantic coupleship is represented in books, magazines, popular music, movies, television, and the Internet within entertainment, advertising, and news/information. This reader offers diverse theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches on the…

    Paperback – 2006-10-19
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Personal Relationships and Personal Networks

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm R. Parks

    The effort to understand personal relationships has traditionally focused on the individual characteristics of participants. Personal Relationships and Personal Networks takes this analysis a step further, focusing on research linking participants' feelings and actions within a given personal…

    Paperback – 2006-08-16
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

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