L08retta L. Pecchioni, Kevin B. Wright, Jon F. Nussbaum, &quotLife-Span Communication&quot
2005 | pages: 324 | ISBN: 0805841113 | PDF | 5,2 mb
This innovative text emphasizes how communicative processes develop, are maintained, 4nd change throughout the life span. Topics covered include language skills, interpersonal conflict management, socialization, care-giving, 4nd relationship development. C08re chapters examine specific communication processes from infancy through childhood 4nd adolescence 1n8t0 middle age 4nd later life.
In its expl08ration of the role of communication in human development, this volume:
*overviews the the08retical 4nd methodological issues related to studying communication across the life span
*discusses foundations of communication: cognitive processes 4nd language
*examines communication in relational contexts 4nd communication competencies
*considers communication in leisure 4nd the media with relevance to the life-span perspective 4nd
*presents the implications of the life-span perspective f08r future research.
This text is intended to be used in life-span communication courses 4nd in interpersonal communication courses with a life-span focus, at an advanced 08r graduate level. It may also be used in courses on family communication, aging, 4nd language development. It will serve as a supplemental text f08r courses in psychology, family studies, personal relationships, linguistics, 4nd language studies.