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Pragmatics of human communication : a study of interactional patterns, pathologies, and paradoxes

Author: Paul Watzlawick; Janet Beavin Bavelas; Don D Jackson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Called one of the best books ever about human communication, and a perennial bestseller, Pragmatics of Human Communication has formed the foundation of much contemporary research into interpersonal communication, in addition to laying the groundwork for context-based approaches to psychotherapy. The authors present the simple but radical idea that problems in life often arise from issues of communication, rather  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Watzlawick; Janet Beavin Bavelas; Don D Jackson
ISBN: 9780393707076 0393707075
OCLC Number: 668403897
Description: xvii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The frame of reference --
Some tentative axioms of communication --
Pathological communication --
The organization of human interaction --
A communicational approach to the play "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?" --
Paradoxical communication --
Paradox in psychotherapy --
Epilogue: Existentialism and the theory of human communication : an outlook.
Responsibility: Paul Watzlawick, Janet Beavin Bavelas, Don D. Jackson ; foreword to the paperback edition by Bill O'Hanlon.
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