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The Interpersonal Communication Book, 15th edition

  • Joseph A. DeVito

Published by Pearson (July 24th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

15th edition

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Overview

For courses in Interpersonal Communication
 
An introduction to interpersonal communication that emphasizes the impact of our choices
Revel™ The Interpersonal Communication Book
provides in-depth coverage of interpersonal communication, blending theory and research with practical skills. Author Joseph DeVito utilizes the concept of choice as the philosophical foundation of his narrative, emphasizing how the choices individuals make will influence their relationships and the effectiveness of their messages. The 15th Edition has been updated with new topics and additional coverage of the impact that the proliferation of social media has had upon interpersonal communication throughout the world.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience –for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

PART I: PRELIMINARIES TO INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
1. Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
2. Culture and Interpersonal Communication
3. Perception of the Self and Others
 
PART II: INTERPERSONAL MESSAGES
4. Verbal Messages
5. Nonverbal Messages
6. Listening
7. Emotional Messages
8. Conversational Messages
 
PART III: INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
9. Interpersonal Relationship Stages, Communication, and Theories
10. Interpersonal Relationship Types
11. Interpersonal Conflict and Conflict Management
12. Interpersonal Power and Influence

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