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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; Bill O'Hanlon
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. editionView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watzlawick, Paul, 1921-2007.
Pragmatics of human communication.
(DLC) 2010042214
(OCoLC)668403897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Watzlawick; Janet Beavin Bavelas; Don D Jackson; Bill O'Hanlon
ISBN: 9780393707229 0393707229
OCLC Number: 916082807
Notes: Preface dated 1966. originally published Norton, 1967; with new forward.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 284 pages) : illustrations.
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. 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 --
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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