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Encyclopedia of communication theory

Author: Stephen W Littlejohn; Karen A Foss; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2009.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
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Provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of contemporary communication theory. Entries address topics related not only to paradigms, traditions, and schools, but also metatheory, methodology, inquiry, and applications and contexts.
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Encyclopedia of communication theory.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2009
(DLC) 2009002948
(OCoLC)299710048
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Littlejohn; Karen A Foss; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
ISBN: 9781452265797 1452265798 9781412959384 1412959381
OCLC Number: 310834032
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 25, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (2 v.)
Contents: Accommodation Theory --
Accounts and Account Giving --
Action Assembly Theory --
Action-Implicative Discourse Analysis --
Activation Theory of Information Exposure --
Activity Theory --
Actor-Network Theory --
Advertising Theories --
Affect-Dependent Theory of Stimulus Arrangements --
Afrocentricity --
Agency --
Agenda-Setting Theory --
Aggressiveness Theory --
Americanization of Media --
Anxiety/Uncertainty Management Theory --
Archeology and Genealogy --
Argumentation Theories --
Argumentativeness, Assertiveness, and Verbal Aggressiveness Theory --
Asian Communication Theory --
Attachment Theory --
Attitude Theory --
Attribution Theory --
Audience Theories --
Autoethnography --
Axiology --
Black Feminist Epistemology --
Bona Fide Group Theory --
Broadcasting Theories --
Buddhist Communication Theory --
Campaign Communication Theories --
Chicana Feminism --
Chinese Harmony Theory --
Chronemics --
Citizenship --
Classical Rhetorical Theory --
Co-Cultural Theory --
Cognitive Dissonance Theory --
Cognitive Theories --
Collective Information Sampling --
Communibiology --
Communication Across the Life Span --
Communication and Language Acquisition and Development --
Communication Goal Theories --
Communication in Later Life --
Communication Skills Theories --
Communication Theory of Identity --
Communicative Action Theory --
Community --
Community of Practice --
Competence Theories --
Complexity and Communication --
Compliance Gaining Strategies --
Complicity Theory --
Computer-Mediated Communication --
Conflict Communication Theories --
Confucian Communication Theory --
Consequentiality of Communication --
Co-Orientation Theory; Persuasion and Social Influence Theories --
Constitutive View of Communication --
Constructivism --
Contextual Theory of Interethnic Communication --
Convergence Theory --
Conversational Constraints Theory --
Conversation Analysis --
Coordinated Management of Meaning --
Co-Orientation Theory --
Corporate Campaign Theories --
Corporate Colonization Theory --
Creativity in Groups --
Critical Communication Pedagogy --
Critical Constructivism --
Critical Discourse Analysis --
Critical Ethnography --
Critical Organizational Communication --
Critical Race Theory --
Critical Rhetoric --
Critical Theory --
Cross-Cultural Adaptation Theory --
Cross-Cultural Communication --
Cross-Cultural Decision Making --
Cultivation Theory --
Cultural Contracts Theory --
Cultural Identity Theory --
Cultural Indicators --
Cultural Performance Theory --
Cultural Studies --
Cultural Theories of Health Communication --
Cultural Types Theories --
Culture and Communication --
Cybernetics --
Deception Detection --
Deconstruction --
Definitions of Communication --
Deliberative Democratic Theories --
Dependency --
Dialogue Theories --
Diaspora --
Diffusion of Innovations --
Digital Cultures --
Digital Divide --
Discourse Theory and Analysis --
Documentary Film Theories --
Dramatism and Dramatistic Pentad --
Dual-Level Connectionist Models of Group Cognition and Social Influence --
Dyadic Power Theory --
Effective Intercultural Workgroup Communication Theory --
Elaborated and Restricted Codes --
Elaboration Likelihood Theory --
Emotion and Communication --
Empathy --
Empiricism --
Entertainment-Education --
Environmental Communication Theories --
Epistemology --
Ethics Theories --
Ethnography of Communication --
Ethnomethodology --
Evaluating Communication Theory --
Existentialism --
Expectancy Violations Theory --
Persuasion and Social Influence Theories --
Face Negotiation Theory --
Facework Theories --
Family and Marital Schemas and Types --
Family Communication Theories --
Fans, Fandom, and Fan Studies --
Feminist Communication Theories --
Feminist Rhetorical Criticism --
Feminist Standpoint Theory --
Field Theory of Conflict --
Film Theories --
Flow and Contra-Flow --
Framing Theory --
Frankfurt School --
Free Flow Doctrine --
French Feminism --
Functional Group Communication Theory --
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Theories --
Gender and Biology --
Gender and Media --
Genderlect Theory --
Gender Role Theory --
Gender Schema Theory --
General Semantics --
Genre Theory --
Globalization Theories --
Grounded Theory --
Group and Organizational Structuration Theory --
Group Communication Theories --
Groupthink --
Hawaiian Ho'oponopono Theory --
Health Communication Theories --
Hermeneutics --
Heuristic-Systematic Model --
Hindu Communication Theory --
Humanistic Perspective --
Humorous Communication Theory --
Hybridity --
I and Thou --
Identification --
Identity Theories --
Ideological Rhetoric --
Ideology --
Immediacy --
Impression Formation --
Impression Management --
Indian Rasa Theory --
Information Theory --
Informatization --
Inoculation Theory --
Inquiry Processes --
Institutional Theories of Organizational Communication --
Interaction Adaptation Theory --
Interaction Involvement --
Interaction Process Analysis --
Intercultural Communication Competence --
Intercultural Communication Theories --
International Communication Theories --
International Development Theories --
Interpersonal Communication Theories --
Interpersonal Deception Theory --
Interpretive Communities Theory --
Interpretive Theory --
Interracial Communication --
Intersectionality --
Intrapersonal Communication Theories --
Invitational Rhetoric. Japanese Kuuki Theory --
Journalism and Theories of the Press --
Kinesics --
Language and Communication --
Latino Perspectives --
Leadership Theories --
Learning and Communication --
Legal Communication Theories --
Linguistic Relativity --
Marxist Theory --
Materiality of Discourse --
Mathematical Theory of Communication --
Meaning Theories --
Media and Mass Communication Theories --
Media Democracy --
Media Diplomacy --
Media Effects Theories --
Media Equation Theory --
Media Ethics Theories --
Media Richness Theory --
Media Sovereignty --
Medium Theory --
Membership Categorization Analysis (MCA) --
Metacommunication --
Metaphor --
Metatheory --
Modernism in Communication Theory --
Motivated Information Management Theory --
Muted Group Theory --
Myth and Mythic Criticism --
Narrative and Narratology --
Negotiation Theory --
Neocolonialism --
Network Society --
New Media Theory --
New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) --
Nonverbal Communication Theories --
Ontology --
Ordinary Democracy --
Organizational Communication Theories --
Organizational Control Theory --
Organizational Co-Orientation Theory --
Organizational Culture --
Organizational Identity Theory --
Organizational List Theory --
Organizational Socialization and Assimilation --
Organizing, Process of --
Palo Alto Group --
Paralanguage --
Peace Theories --
Performance Ethnography --
Performance Theories --
Performative Writing --
Persuasion and Social Influence Theories --
Phenomenology --
Philosophy of Communication --
Persuasion and Social Influence Theories; Reasoned Action Theory --
Politeness Theory --
Political Communication Theories --
Popular Culture Theories --
Positioning Theory --
Postcolonial Feminism --
Postcolonial Theory --
Postmodern Theory --
Postpositivism --
Poststructuralism --
Power, Interpersonal --
Power and Power Relations --
Practical Theory --
Pragmatics --
Presence Theory --
Privacy Management Theory --
Privilege --
Problematic Integration Theory --
Process of Communication --
Propaganda Theory --
Proxemics --
Public Opinion Theories --
Public Sphere --
Queer Theory --
Racial Formation Theory --
Realism and the Received View --
Reasoned Action Theory --
Relational Communication Theory --
Relational Control Theory --
Relational Development --
Relational Dialectics --
Relational Maintenance Theories --
Relational Uncertainty --
Religious Communication Theories --
Rhetorical Sensitivity --
Rhetorical Theory --
Rogerian Dialogue Theory --
Rules Theories --
Scientific Approach --
Symbolic Interactionism --
Self-Categorization Theory --
Self-Disclosure --
Semiotics and Semiology --
Sense-Making --
Silence, Silences, and Silencing --
Simulation and Media --
Social Action Media Studies --
Social and Communicative Anxiety --
Social Construction of Reality --
Social Exchange Theory --
Social Identity Theory --
Social Information Processing Theory --
Social Interaction Theories --
Social Judgment Theory --
Social Justice --
Social Penetration Theory --
Social Support --
Spectatorship --
Speech Act Theory --
Speech Codes Theory --
Spiral Models of Media Effects --
Spiral of Silence --
Stakeholder Theory --
Stigma Communication --
Stories and Storytelling --
Structuration Theory --
Style, Communicator --
Subliminal Communication --
Symbolic Convergence Theory --
Symbolic Interactionism --
Symbolic-Interpretive Perspective on Groups --
System Theory --
Taoist Communication Theory --
Theory --
Traditions of Communication Theory --
Trait Theory --
Transculturation --
Two-Step and Multi-Step Flow --
Uncertainty Management Theories --
Uncertainty Reduction Theory --
Uses, Gratifications, and Dependency --
Validity and Reliability --
Values Studies: History and Concepts --
Values Theory: Sociocultural Dimensions and Frameworks --
Variable Analytic Tradition --
Vernacular Discourse --
Violence and Nonviolence in Media Studies --
Visual Communication Theories --
Whiteness Theory --
Womanism. V. 1. A --
I --
v. 2. J --
Y.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss, editors.

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