Computer mediated Communication in Personal Relationships

Author: Kevin B. Wright
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 1433110814
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Kevin B. Wright (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) is Professor in Communication at the University of Oklahoma. His research examines interpersonal communication, social support related to health outcomes, and computer-mediated relationships. He coauthored Health Communication in the 21st Century, and his research appears in over 45 book chapters and journal articles, including the Journal of Communication, Communication Monographs, the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Communication Quarterly Journal of Applied Communication Research, Health Communication, and the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. --

Understanding Research in Personal Relationships

Author: William Dragon
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 076194222X
Release Date: 2005-05-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Understanding Research in Personal Relationships is a comprehensive introduction to the key readings on human and close relationships. Organized into twelve thematic chapters with editorial commentary throughout, the editors offer a critical reading of the major research articles in the field of relationship studies published in the last few years. Scholarly papers, two per chapter, are presented in an abridged form and critiqued in a carefully structured way that instructs students on the way to read research, and to critically evaluate research in this field. The book, therefore, has a thoroughly didactic focus as the student is given historical, theoretical and methodological contexts to each article as well as an explanation of key terms and ideas.

The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology

Author: S. Shyam Sundar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118426524
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Social Science

The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology offers an unparalleled source for seminal and cutting-edge research on the psychological aspects of communicating with and via emergent media technologies, with leading scholars providing insights that advance our knowledge on human-technology interactions. • A uniquely focused review of extensive research on technology and digital media from a psychological perspective • Authoritative chapters by leading scholars studying psychological aspects of communication technologies • Covers all forms of media from Smartphones to Robotics, from Social Media to Virtual Reality • Explores the psychology behind our use and abuse of modern communication technologies • New theories and empirical findings about ways in which our lives are transformed by digital media

Computer Mediated Communication

Author: Crispin Thurlow
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761949542
Release Date: 2004-01-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This title offers students a task-based introduction to the nature of computer-mediated communication and the impact of the internet on social interaction and hence on identities, relationships and communities.

Researching Interpersonal Relationships

Author: Jimmie Manning
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483314181
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Researching Interpersonal Relationships: Qualitative Methods, Studies, and Analysis, by Jimmie Manning and Adrianne Kunkel, explores and demonstrates methodological tools and theories used to guide relationships research, especially studies of interpersonal communication. Featuring chapters illustrated by research studies conducted by leading communication scholars, this book introduces both classic and cutting-edge methodological approaches to qualitative inquiry and analysis. Each chapter highlights a particular method, context, and analytical tool. Through the methodological and analytical overviews, illustrative research studies, and post-study interviews with the researchers, readers can better understand how qualitative research approaches can expand and solidify understandings of personal relationships.

Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

Author: Mark L. Knapp
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761921605
Release Date: 2002-10-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Third Edition of the Handbook of Interpersonal Communication includes eight new chapters and eleven revised from the second edition. Following an introductory chapter, the volume is organized into four parts covering perspectives on inquiry in interpersonal communication, fundamental units of interpersonal communication, processes and functions, and interpersonal contexts. Features include: · Each chapter reviews and updates research in its respective area · Part II examines methodological issues in the field · Includes articles by top scholars in the field of Interpersonal Communication

Computer mediated Communication

Author: Susan B. Barnes
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: 0205321453
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Performing Arts

Computer-Mediated Communication introduces students to the terms, theories, and issues associated with the use of the Internet in personal and social contexts. Each section of this text focuses on helping students understand how computer-mediated communication (CMC) is used in contemporary society. It provides different ways to think about how CMC is used to build interpersonal relationships, develop group communication, and support public communication both locally and globallyall while exploring social issues and challenges facing those who communicate via the computer.

Maintaining Long Distance and Cross Residential Relationships

Author: Laura Stafford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135607975
Release Date: 2004-12-13
Genre: Family & Relationships

This thought-provoking volume offers an innovative and intriguing approach to the study of long-distance relationships. Author Laura Stafford examines romantic long-distance relationships and then expands the conception of long-distance relationships to include other relational types. She summarizes literature across the social sciences on various types of long-distance relationships and extracts themes and patterns across the relational types. In so doing, she reconsiders approaches to and offers an expanded vision of relational maintenance. By expanding her scope beyond romantic relationships, Stafford includes those that span residences and relational types, such as noncustodial parent-child and geographically and residentially separated adult children and parents. She contends that face-to-face interaction is not necessary to maintain healthy relationships, and questions the assumption that maintaining, rather than terminating, a particular relationship is always best for the involved parties. With its interdisciplinary approach to challenging commonly held assumptions about communication and close relationships, Maintaining Long-Distance and Cross-Residential Relationships will be engaging reading for scholars in communication, psychology, sociology, mass communication, and family studies. It is also appropriate for special topics graduate courses on long-distance relationships and human communication, and will serve as a unique supplemental text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in interpersonal, relational, and family communication and family studies.

The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication

Author: Mark L. Knapp
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506318950
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The revised Fourth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication delivers a clear, comprehensive, and exciting overview of the field of interpersonal communication. It offers graduate students and faculty an important, state-of-the-art reference work in which well-known experts summarize theory and current research. The editors also explore key issues in the field, including personal relationships, computer-mediated communication, language, personality, skills, nonverbal communication, and communication across a person's life span. This updated handbook covers a wide range of established and emerging topics, including: Biological and Physiological Processes Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Studying Interpersonal Communication Interpersonal Communication in Work, Family, Intercultural, and Health Contexts Supportive and Divisive Transactions Social Networks Editors Mark L. Knapp and John A. Daly have significantly contributed to the field of interpersonal communication with this important reference work—a must-have for students and scholars.

Business Communication

Author: Sethi
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0070146616
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business communication


Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication

Author: Kelsey, Sigrid
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599048642
Release Date: 2008-05-31
Genre: Education

Technology has changed communication drastically in recent years, facilitating the speed and ease of communicating, and also redefining and shaping linguistics, etiquette, and social communication norms. The Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication provides academics and practitioners with an authoritative collection of research on the implications and social effects computers have had on communication. With 69 chapters of innovative research contributed by over 90 of the world's leading experts in computer mediated communication, the Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication is a must-have addition to every library collection.

Information and Behavior

Author: Brent D. Ruben
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 141282625X
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


Love Online

Author: Aaron Ben-Ze'ev
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139450492
Release Date: 2004-01-19
Genre: Psychology

Computers have changed not just the way we work but the way we love. Falling in and out of love, flirting, cheating, even having sex online have all become part of the modern way of living and loving. Yet we know very little about these new types of relationship. How is an online affair where the two people involved may never see or meet each other different from an affair in the real world? Is online sex still cheating on your partner? Why do people tell complete strangers their most intimate secrets? What are the rules of engagement? Will online affairs change the monogamous nature of romantic relationships? These are just some of the questions Professor Aaron Ben Ze'ev, distinguished writer and academic, addresses in this book, a full-length study of love online. Accessible, shocking, entertaining, enlightening, this book will change the way you look at cyberspace and love forever.