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Family Communication Cohesion and Change (5th Edition)

Kathleen M Galvin
Family Communication Cohesion and Change (5th Edition)

Family Communication Cohesion and Change (5th Edition)

Kathleen M Galvin

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"The first text to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication: Cohesion and Change looks at the range of communication patterns exhibited by families. Family Communication emphasizes the enormous diversity of families today in terms of both structure and cultural heritage. It is also the only text to provide students with a consistent framework for analyzing the patterns of interaction within families. First-person stories from real people throughout the text help students to relate concepts and research to everyday life and to see how course material can be applied to their own lives."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

- Publisher The first book to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication maintains its successful systems perspective while incorporating new thinking in symbolic interaction.

- Publisher

The first text to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication examines the communication processes within the family and how they affect and are affected by larger social systems. It views the family as a system in which members are interdependent and creators of family members' meanings, while also providing a framework for analyzing family interaction patterns.



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"The first text to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication: Cohesion and Change looks at the range of communication patterns exhibited by families. Family Communication emphasizes the enormous diversity of families today in terms of both structure and cultural heritage. It is also the only text to provide students with a consistent framework for analyzing the patterns of interaction within families. First-person stories from real people throughout the text help students to relate concepts and research to everyday life and to see how course material can be applied to their own lives."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
- Publisher

The first book to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication maintains its successful systems perspective while incorporating new thinking in symbolic interaction.
- Publisher

The first text to examine the functional family from a communication perspective, Family Communication examines the communication processes within the family and how they affect and are affected by larger social systems. It views the family as a system in which members are interdependent and creators of family members' meanings, while also providing a framework for analyzing family interaction patterns.


- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • Preface. 1. Introduction To The Family. 2. Framework For Family
  • Communication. 3. The Family As A System. 4. Communication Patterns And
  • The Creation Of Family Meanings. 5. Symbolic Meanings And Communication:
  • Family Rituals, Currencies, And Stories. 6. Intimacy And Closeness Within
  • Families. 7. Communication And Family Roles And Types. 8. Power. 9.
  • Decision Making. 10. Communication And Family Conflict. 11. Communication
  • And Family Stress: Developmental Issues. 12. Family Communication And
  • Unpredictable Stress. 13. Communication Within Various Family Forms. 14.
  • Contextual Dimensions Of Family Communication. 15. Improving Family
  • Communication.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 145736
  • Product Code 0321049179
  • EAN 9780321049179
  • Pages 465
  • Department General Books
  • Category Relationships
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Addison Wesley
  • Publication Date Aug 1999
  • Dimensions 235 x 162 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.065kg

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