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Monologue to dialogue : an exploration of interpersonal communication

Author: Charles T Brown; Paul W Keller
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1979.
Series: Prentice-Hall series in speech communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1912-
Monologue to dialogue.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1979
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles T Brown; Paul W Keller
ISBN: 0136008259 9780136008255
OCLC Number: 4036618
Description: xiii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Relatedness --
Communication --
What is a relationship? --
A definition of feelings --
How our feelings work in interaction --
How feelings bond us --
How feelings change the quality of relatedness --
The kindred spirit --
Trust --
Relatedness shapes identity --
2. The self-concept and self-esteem --
The self in motion --
Enter self-esteem --
The depression backdrop for the evolving self-concept --
The self-concept and its growth process --
The present self versus the ideal self --
Disparities in the self-concept that create fear --
Two communication processes that bear on the self-concept --
3. Both sides of silence: The nature of communication --
The impact of both sides of silence on life --
The meaning of the stories --
The silent side of communication --
The noisy side of communcation --
Communication: The interactive results of listening and speaking --
4. Feelings, energy, and values in process --
Feelings --
Energy --
Information: The key to power --
Behavior --
The role of values --
Values and the ultimate bond --
The four ultimate values --
Patterns of communicating --
5. Meaning: What language does to us and for us --
Myth: The meaning is in the words --
The domain of general semiotics --
Meaning and the act of translation --
The languages of belief, value and the self-concept --
6. Meaning: Nonverbal messages --
The inescapability of the nonverbal --
Nonverbal messages that affect communication --
Nonverbal messages that do not fit the words spoken --
The people who can best read nonverbal messages --
The ultimate in self-awareness: Reading your own nonverbal messages --
Breaking the code --
7. Emotion and communication --
The price of language without emotion --
Emotion and words --
Language cleanup time --
Listening and emotion --
Speech and emotion --
Despair-Anxiety-Hope --
8. Judgment --
Descriptions and analyses of judgment, criticism, and discrimination --
The need to judge --
The results of being judged --
The results of making the judgment --
A case for critical listening --
Nonjudgmental discrimination --
9. Power --
Tomorrow's probable power problem --
10. Conflict --
A definition of conflict --
How conflict works in interpersonal communication --
The forms of communication conflict --
What are patterns for? --
11. Ethics --
A snapshot of past thought --
An interpersonal ethic --
Support for the argument --
The interpersonal ethic restated --
Factors that make an interpersonal ethic hard to apply --
Implications of the interpersonal ethic --
The sixty four dollar question --
The ethic illustrated --
Contempt and ethics --
12. From monologue to dialogue --
Monologue --
Technical dialogue --
Resistant communication --
Confrontation --
Dialogue --
The language of dialogue.
Series Title: Prentice-Hall series in speech communication.
Responsibility: Charles T. Brown, Paul W. Keller.


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