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Communication and "the good life"

Author: Hua Wang
Publisher: New York : Lang, [2015]
Series: ICA Annual Conference theme book series, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

What is a "good life" and how can it be achieved? In this volume, communication scholars and media experts explore these fundamental questions about human existence and aspiration in terms of what a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hua Wang
ISBN: 9781433128561 143312856X 9781433128554 1433128551
OCLC Number: 903473827
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Content: Stacey Spiegel/Heli Tuomi Carlile: In Search of the Good Life - Charles M. Ess: The Good Life: Selfhood and Virtue Ethics in the Digital Age - Rich Ling: Eudaimonia: Mobile Communication and Social Flourishing - Mary Beth Oliver/Julia K. Woolley: Meaningfulness and Entertainment: Fiction and Reality in the Land of Evolving Technologies - Peng Hwa Ang: Media Policy for Happiness: A Case Study of Bhutan - Leo W. Jeffres/Kimberly A. Neuendorf/David Atkin: Communication and Perceptions of the Quality of Life - Allison Eden/Tilo Hartmann/Leonard Reinecke: Tuning in versus Zoning out: The Role of Ego Depletion in Selective Exposure to Challenging Media - Jian Raymond Rui/Michael A. Stefanone: The Secret to Happiness: Social Capital, Trait Self-Esteem, and Subjective Well-Being - Diana Mok/Barry Wellman/Dimitrina Dimitrova: Modeling Communication in a Research Network: Implications for the Good Networked Life - Robert LaRose/Saleem Alhabash/Mengtian Jiang/Ruth Shillair/Hsin-yi Sandy Tsai/Shelia R. Cotton/Nora J. Rifon: Communicating Online Safety: Protecting Our Good Life on the Net - Andreas Hepp/Peter Lunt, Maren Hartmann: Communicative Figurations of the Good Life: Ambivalences of the Mediatization of Homelessness and Transnational Migrant Families - Meryl Alper/Elizabeth Ellcessor/Katie Ellis/Gerard Michael Goggin: Reimagining the Good Life with Disability: Communication, New Technology, and Humane Connections - Susan B. Kretchmer/Joy Pierce/Laura Robinson: The 20th Anniversary of the Digital Divide: Challenges and Opportunities for Communication and the Good Life - Henri Lipmanowicz/Arvind Singhal/Keith McCandless/Hua Wang: Liberating Structures: Engaging Everyone to Build a Good Life Together.
Series Title: ICA Annual Conference theme book series, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Hua Wang.


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