Engaging theories in family communication: Multiple perspectives

Dawn O. Braithwaite, Leslie A. Baxter

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To date, scholars from disciplines other than communication have dominated thestudy of family communication. Engaging Theories in FamilyCommunication: Multiple Perspectives covers uncharted territory in itsfield, as it is the first book on the market to deal exclusively with familycommunication theory. In this volume, editors Dawn O. Braithwaite and Leslie A.Baxter bring together a group of contributors who represent a Who’s Who in thefamily communication field. These scholars examine both classic and cutting-edgetheories to guide family communication research in the coming years. Engaging Theories in Family Communication is designed forstudents studying family communication in courses such as Family Communication, Personal Relationships, Communication Theory, Applied Communication, andAdvanced Interpersonal Communication. It can also be used in a variety of FamilyStudies, Sociology, and Psychology courses focusing on family communication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Number of pages340
ISBN (Electronic)9781452204420
ISBN (Print)9780761930617
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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