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Encyclopedia of communication theory

Author: Stephen W Littlejohn; Karen A Foss
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Sage, ©2009.
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With more than 300 entries, these two volumes provide a one-stop source for a comprehensive overview of communication theory, offering current descriptions of theories as well as the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories. This is the first resource to summarize, in one place, the diversity of theory in the communication field. Key themes include: Applications and contexts; Critical  Read more...
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Title: Encyclopedia of communication theory /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Littlejohn; Karen A Foss
ISBN: 9781412959377; 1412959373
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Content: v. 1. A -- I -- v. 2. J -- Y.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
"A SAGE reference publication."
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Description: 2 volumes (lxviii, 1105 pages) ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. A -- I -- v. 2. J -- Y.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss, editors.
Awards: 2010 Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award - National Communication Association
Genre/Form: Reference works.
Encyclopedias.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Encyclopedia of communication theory. Los Angeles, Calif. : Sage, ©2009 (OCoLC)762726689
Year: ©2009.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Sage,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2009002948
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: P87.5; Dewey No.: 302.203
OCLC No.: 299710048
Local System Bib Number:
u959816
(Sirsi) a959816
(Sirsi) 959816

Abstract:

With more than 300 entries, these two volumes provide a one-stop source for a comprehensive overview of communication theory, offering current descriptions of theories as well as the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories. This is the first resource to summarize, in one place, the diversity of theory in the communication field. Key themes include: Applications and contexts; Critical orientations; Cultural orientations; Cybernetic and systems orientations; Feminist orientations; Group and organizational concepts; Information, media, and communication technology; International and global concepts; Interpersonal concepts; Non-Western orientations; Paradigms, traditions, and schools; Philosophical orientations; Psycho-cognitive orientations; Rhetorical orientations; Semiotic, linguistic, and discursive orientations; Social/interactional orientations; Theory, metatheory, methodology, and inquiry. - Publisher.
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