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1990 …2019

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Research Output

2019

Investigating Layers of Identity and Identity Gaps in Refugee Resettlement Experiences in the Midwestern United States

Bergquist, G., Soliz, J., Everhart, K., Braithwaite, D. O. & Kreimer, L., May 27 2019, In : Western Journal of Communication. 83, 3, p. 383-402 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Discourses of forgiveness and resilience in stepchild–stepparent relationships

Waldron, V. R., Braithwaite, D. O., Oliver, B. M., Kloeber, D. N. & Marsh, J., Sep 3 2018, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 46, 5, p. 561-582 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family communication: Cohesion and change, tenth edition

Galvin, K. M., Braithwaite, D. O., Schrodt, P. & Bylund, C. L., Jan 1 2018, Taylor and Francis. 490 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

“Feeling Warmth and Close to Her”: Communication and Resilience Reflected in Turning Points in Positive Adult Stepchild–Stepparent Relationships

Braithwaite, D. O., Waldron, V. R., Allen, J., Oliver, B., Bergquist, G., Storck, K., Marsh, J., Swords, N. & Tschampl-Diesing, C., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of Family Communication. 18, 2, p. 92-109 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2017

Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives

Braithwaite, D. O., Suter, E. A. & Floyd, K., Jan 1 2017, Taylor and Francis. 355 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Introduction: The landscape of meta-theory and theory in family communication research

Braithwaite, D. O., Suter, E. A. & Floyd, K., Jan 1 2017, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. Taylor and Francis, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Preface

Braithwaite, D. O., Suter, E. A. & Floyd, K., Jan 1 2017, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. Taylor and Francis, p. xix-xx

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2 Scopus citations

Social construction theory: Communication co-creating families

Braithwaite, D. O., Foster, E. & Bergen, K. M., Jan 1 2017, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. Taylor and Francis, p. 267-278 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Stepchildren’s Communicative and Emotional Journey from Divorce to Remarriage: Predictors of Stepfamily Satisfaction

Metts, S. M., Schrodt, P. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 2 2017, In : Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 58, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

“Love Needs to Be Exchanged”: A Diary Study of Interaction and Enactment of the Family Kinkeeper Role

Braithwaite, D. O., Marsh, J. S., Tschampl-Diesing, C. L. & Leach, M. S., Oct 20 2017, In : Western Journal of Communication. 81, 5, p. 601-618 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2016

Communication Structures of Supplemental Voluntary Kin Relationships

Braithwaite, D. O., Abetz, J. S., Moore, J. & Brockhage, K., Oct 1 2016, In : Family Relations. 65, 4, p. 616-630 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Reclaiming uncertainty: The formation of new meanings

Baxter, L. A. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 1 2015, Uncertainty, Information Management, and Disclosure Decisions: Theories and Applications. Taylor and Francis, p. 26-44 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2014

Discursive Struggles Animating Individuals' Talk About Their Parents' Coming Out as Lesbian or Gay

Breshears, D. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Family Communication. 14, 3, p. 189-207 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

"I need numbers before I will buy it": Reading and writing qualitative scholarship on close relationships

Braithwaite, D. O., Moore, J. & Abetz, J. S., 2014, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 31, 4, p. 490-496 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

No longer understudied, but still misunderstood: Expanding communication research on stepfamily relationships

Schrodt, P. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 1 2014, Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication, Second Edition. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 171-190 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Telling the Story of Stepfamily Beginnings: The Relationship between Young-adult Stepchildren's Stepfamily Origin Stories and their Satisfaction with the Stepfamily

Kellas, J. K., Baxter, L., LeClair-Underberg, C., Thatcher, M., Routsong, T., Normand, E. L. & Braithwaite, D. O., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Family Communication. 14, 2, p. 149-166 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2013

The Experience and Expression of Stepchildren's Emotions at Critical Events in Stepfamily Life

Metts, S., Braithwaite, D. O., Schrodt, P., Wang, T. R., Holman, A. J., Nuru, A. K. & Stephenson Abetz, J., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 54, 5, p. 414-437 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2012

An Examination of Privacy Rules for Academic Advisors and College Student-Athletes: A Communication Privacy Management Perspective

Thompson, J., Petronio, S. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 2012, In : Communication Studies. 63, 1, p. 54-76 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Stepfamily communication

Braithwaite, D. O. & Schrodt, P., Jan 1 2012, The Routledge Handbook of Family Communication. Taylor and Francis, p. 161-175 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
2011

Coparental communication, relational satisfaction, and mental health in stepfamilies

Schrodt, P. & Braithwaite, D. O., Sep 2011, In : Personal Relationships. 18, 3, p. 352-369 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Ex-spouses' relational satisfaction as a function of coparental communication in stepfamilies

Schrodt, P., Miller, A. E. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jul 2011, In : Communication Studies. 62, 3, p. 272-290 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Foreword

Braithwaite, D. O., 2011, Communication Technology for Students in Special Education and Gifted Programs. IGI Global, p. xv-xvi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2010

Constructing family: A typology of voluntary kin

Braithwaite, D. O., Bach, B. W., Baxter, L. A., DiVerniero, R., Hammonds, J. R., Hosek, A. M., Willer, E. K. & Wolf, B. M., May 2010, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 27, 3, p. 388-407 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Dark clouds with silver linings: The (dys)functional ambivalence of stepfamily relationships

Schrodt, P. & Braithwaite, D. O., Aug 29 2010, The Dark Side of Close Relationships II. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 243-268 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

15 Scopus citations

Discursive struggles in families formed through visible adoption: An exploration of dialectical unity

Harrigan, M. M. & Braithwaite, D. O., May 2010, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 38, 2, p. 127-144 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Relational dialectics theory, applied

Baxter, L. A. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 1 2010, New Directions in Interpersonal Communication Research. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 48-68 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

33 Scopus citations
2009

Empty ritual: Young-adult stepchildren's perceptions of the remarriage ceremony

Baxter, L. A., Braithwaite, D. O., Kellas, J. K., LeClair-Underberg, C., Normand, E. L., Routsong, T. & Thatcher, M., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 26, 4, p. 467-487 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Grieving Together and apart: Bereaved parents contradictions of marital interaction

Toller, P. W. & Braithwaite, D. O., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 37, 3, p. 257-277 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Hurt in postdivorce relationships

Metts, S., Braithwaite, D. O. & Fine, M. A., Jan 1 2009, Feeling Hurt in Close Relationships. Cambridge University Press, p. 336-356 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Research commentary: Evolving caregiving roles and relationships

Braithwaite, D. O. & Soliz, J., Aug 7 2009, Parents and Children Communicating with Society: Managing Relationships Outside of Home. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 343-351 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2008

A social relations model of everyday talk and relational satisfaction in stepfamilies

Schrodt, P., Soliz, J. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jun 2008, In : Communication Monographs. 75, 2, p. 190-217 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Centered but not caught in the middle: Stepchildren's perceptions of dialectical contradictions in the communication of co-parents

Braithwaite, D. O., Toller, P. W., Daas, K. L., Durham, W. T. & Jones, A. C., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 36, 1, p. 33-55 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2007

An examination of everyday talk in stepfamily systems

Schrodt, P., Braithwaite, D. O., Soliz, J., Tye-Williams, S., Miller, A., Normand, E. L. & Harrigan, M. M., Jul 2007, In : Western Journal of Communication. 71, 3, p. 216-234 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2006

Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives

Braithwaite, D. O. & Baxter, L. A., Jan 1 2006, SAGE Publications Inc. 340 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

26 Scopus citations

Family rituals

Baxter, L. A. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 1 2006, The Family Communication Sourcebook. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 259-280 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

22 Scopus citations

Introduction: Metatheory and theory in family communication research

Baxter, L. A. & Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 1 2006, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

27 Scopus citations

Preface

Braithwaite, D. O. & Baxter, L. A., Jan 1 2006, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. SAGE Publications Inc., p. ix-x

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

1 Scopus citations

Social dialectics: The contradictions of relating

Baxter, L. A. & Braithwaite, D. O., Oct 22 2006, Explaining Communication: Contemporary Theories and Exemplars. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 305-324 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

Symbolic convergence theory: Communication, dramatizing messages, and rhetorical visions in families

Braithwaite, D. O., Schrodt, P. & Kellas, J. K., Jan 1 2006, Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 146-162 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

The divorce decree, communication, and the structuration of coparenting relationships in stepfamilies

Schrodt, P., Baxter, L. A., McBride, M. C., Braithwaite, D. O. & Fine, M. A., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 23, 5, p. 741-759 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Types of communication triads perceived by young-adult stepchildren in established stepfamilies

Baxter, L. A., Braithwaite, D. O. & Bryant, L. E., Dec 2006, In : Communication Studies. 57, 4, p. 381-400 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Understudied and misunderstood: Communication in stepfamily relationships

Braithwaite, D. O., Schrodt, P. & Baxter, L. A., Jan 1 2006, Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 153-170 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

11 Scopus citations
59 Scopus citations
2005

"They make us miserable in the name of helping us": Communication of persons with visible and invisible disabilities

Braithwaite, D. O., Jan 17 2005, Health Communication in Practice: A Case Study Approach. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
2004

Stepchildren's perceptions of the contradictions in communication with stepparents

Baxter, L. A., Braithwaite, D. O., Bryant, L. & Wagner, A., Aug 2004, In : Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 21, 4, p. 447-467 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
2003

How people with disabilities communicatively manage assistance: Helping as instrumental social support

Braithwaite, D. O. & Eckstein, N. J., Feb 2003, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 31, 1, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

36 Scopus citations

“Parent teams” and the everyday interactions of co–parenting in stepfamilies

Braithwaite, D. O., McBride, M. C. & Schrodt, P., 2003, In : International Journal of Phytoremediation. 21, 1, p. 93-111 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Contradictions of interaction for wives of elderly husbands with adult dementia

Baxter, L., Braithwaite, D., Golish, T. & Olson, L., 2002, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 30, 1, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations