Communication

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Plausible Argument in Everyday Conversation

This book provides a practical and accessible way of evaluating good and bad arguments used in everyday conversations by applying normative models of dialectical (interactive) argumentation, where two ...

A New Beginning

This book is a postmodern analysis of Ronald Reagan's 1984 film, A New Beginning, which marked the coming-of-age of the televisual political campaign film. The film was a landmark in the art of political ...

Rhetoric and Civility

This book relates the concept of civility to rhetorical disposition, and incivility to indisposition. The author discusses classical rhetorical theory and interprets it for use in all interactions, exploring ...

Human Communication as a Field of Study

The authors analyze and discuss the field of communication from a multidimensional point of view. Divided into three parts, the first traces its history from scientific, humanistic, and technological ...

Letting Go

While many books in the popular press deal with relationships, Letting Go is among the first to draw upon scholarly research to offer a theoretical perspective with practical implications. Cahn examines ...

Cognitive Foundations of Calculated Speech

In Cognitive Foundations of Calculated Speech, Robert E. Sanders shows that whether one communicates to get a response or to make one, the cognitive problem is the sameā€”to calculate whether intended ...

Communication in Interpersonal Relationships

This book discusses communication principles, processes, and skills from four different perspectives by explaining four related propositions. First, human communication is guided by socially established ...

Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker

Fifty years ago, Dorothy Day sold the first issue of the Catholic Worker in New York, and one of the most remarkable newspapers in American history was born. It advocated something revolutionary for 1933 ...