Engaging theories in interpersonal communication : multiple perspectives / Dawn O. Braithwaite, Paul Schrodt, editors.
Contributor(s): Braithwaite, Dawn O. | Schrodt, PaulCall number: 153.6 E57 2015 Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2015. Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xviii, 453 p. : charts.ISBN: 9781452261409 (pbk.).Subject(s): Interpersonal communication -- Philosophy
Introduction: meta-theory and theory in interpersonal communication research -- Action assembly theory: forces of creation -- Attribution theory: finding good cause in the search for theory -- Evolutionary theories: explaining the links between biology and interpersonal communication -- Goals-plans-action theory of message production: making influence messages -- Imagined interaction theory: mental representations of interpersonal communication -- Planning theory of communication: goal attainment through communicative action -- Problematic integration theory and uncertainty management theory: learning to hear and speak to different forms of uncertainty -- Relational framing theory: drawing inferences about relationships from interpersonal interactions -- Supportive communication theories: dual-process theory of supportive message outcomes and advice response theory -- Theory of motivated information management: struggles with uncertainty and its outcomes -- Communication accommodation theory: a situated framework for relational, family, and intergroup dynamics -- Communication theory of identity: multilayered understandings of performed identities -- Critical approaches to interpersonal communication: charting a future -- Critical feminist theories: giving voice and visibility to women’s experiences in interpersonal relations -- Expectancy violations theory and interaction adaptation theory: from expectations to adaptation -- Face theory: Goffman’s dramatistic approach to interpersonal interaction -- Grounded practical theory: theorizing communicative practices -- Narrative theories: making sense of interpersonal communication -- Politeness theory: how we use language to save face -- Relational dialectics theory: navigating meaning from competing discourses -- Speech codes theory: traces of culture in interpersonal communication -- Affection exchange theory: a bio-evolutionary look at affectionate communication -- Attachment theory: a communication perspective -- Communication privacy management theory: significance for interpersonal communication -- Interpersonal deception theory: purposive and interdependent behavior during deceptive interpersonal interactions -- Media multiplexity theory: technology use and interpersonal tie strength -- The relational turbulence model: communicating during times of transition -- Stage theories of relationship development: charting the course of interpersonal communication -- Social exchange theories: calculating the rewards and costs of personal relationships -- Social information processing theory: impressions and relationship development online.