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Author Beck, Andrew.

Title Communication Studies : the Essential Resource
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (369 pages)
Series Essentials
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Beginnings (and ends); PART 1: TEXT AND MEANINGS IN COMMUNIICTION; 1 Peter Barry: Approaching theory; 2 John Berger: Perception, perspective, and the character of images; 3 Ludwig Wittgenstein: Language and the world; 4 Robert Eaglestone: Approaching reading; 5 Terence Hawkes: Structuralism; 6 Umberto Eco: Applying structuralist analysis; 7 John Fiske: The semiotic and process schools of communication theory; 8 Pierre Guiraud: The semiotic or semiological approach; 9 Roland Barthes: Langue and parole
10 Stephen Barley: The application of semiotic ideas: metaphor and metonymy11 Denis McQuail and Sven Windahl: Shannon and Weaver's mathematical theory of communication, and linear models of communication; 12 John Morgan and Peter Welton: Feedback and Osgood and Schramm's model of communication; 13 Raymond Williams: Culture; 14 Roland Barthes: Applying semiotics; 15 David Lodge: Making an active reading of a text; 16 Helen Hackett: Analysing a text in a limited period of time; PART 2: THEMES IN PERSONAL COMMUNICATION; 17 Bret Easton Ellis: Self-image and self-presentation
18 Mary Ragan: Self-esteem and gender19 Mick Underwood: Freud and theories of personality; 20 Sigmund Freud: Applying Freudian analysis; 21 Harold Ramis, Peter Tolan and Kenneth Lonergan: Freud and psychoanalysis; 22 Stephen Pinker: Nature versus nurture; 23 Erving Goffman: The dramaturgical model of self -- presentation; 24 Richard Dimbleby and Graeme Burton: Social interaction; 25 Andrew Ellis and Geoffrey Beattie: Non-verbal codes; 26 Michael Argyle: The functions of non-verbal communication; 27 Desmond Morris: A vocabulary of nonverbal behaviour
28 Peter Hartley: The social determinants of interpersonal communication29 Eric Berne: Transactional analysis; 30 Deborah Tannen: Gender and interpersonal communication; 31 Liz Lochhead: 'Male' and 'female; talk; 32 Stephen Pinker: Language; 33 Paul Auster: Narative and language; 34 Mark Jones: Language change I; 35 Daily Mail reporter: Language change II; 36 Peter Hartley: Power in groups; 37 Gerald Cole: Leadership and groups; PART 3: COMMUNICATION PRACTICE; 38 Carl Sagan and Frank Drake: Effective communication practice; 39 Keith Punch: Research methods
40 Liesbet van Zoonen: Feminist research41 British Psychological Society: Undertaking research ethically; 42 Angus Kennedy: Internet research; 43 Winford Hicks, Sally Adams, Harriett Gilbert: Effective writing; 44 George Orwell: Clarity in witing I; 45 Plain English Campaign: Clarity in writing II; 46 Alain de Botton: Original writing; 47 Ernest Hemingway: Writing style; 48 Newcastle University Classics Department Department: Making effective oral presentations; 49 Dale Carnegie: Impressive communication; 50 Jacquie L'Etang: Rhetoric; 51 Emmett Grogan: The trouble with rhetoric
Summary This book brings together a huge range of material including academic articles, film scripts and interplanetary messages adrift on space probes with supporting commentary to clarify their imporatance to the field. Communication Studies: The Essential Resource is a collection of essays and texts for all those studying communication at university and pre-university level. Individual sections address:* texts and meanings in communication* themes in personal communication* communication practice* culture, communication and context* debates and controversie
Notes 52 Alan Bryman: Summing up
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Subject Communication.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bennett, Peter.
Wall, Peter.
ISBN 1136485287