21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook (21st by William F. Eadie

By William F. Eadie

Through a hundred entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE twenty first Century Reference sequence volumes on conversation will spotlight crucial subject matters, matters, questions, and debates any scholar acquiring a level within the box of communique should have mastered for effectiveness within the twenty first Century. the aim is to supply undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference resource that might serve their examine wishes with extra certain details than encyclopedia entries yet now not as a lot jargon, aspect or density as a magazine article or a study instruction manual bankruptcy.

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Pragmatics of human communication. New York: W. W. Norton. Winans, J. A. (1915). The need for research. Quarterly Journal of Public Speaking, 1, 17–23. Wood, J. (2000). Applied communication research: Unbounded and for good reason. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 28, 188–191. 2 COMMUNICATION AS A FIELD AND AS A DISCIPLINE WILLIAM F. EADIE San Diego State University s communication a “real” area of academic study? If so, how did it evolve as a discipline? In this chapter, I will trace the evolution of communication as a discipline, outline the reasons why I believe that it is a discipline, and discuss three means for describing the content of the discipline.

Access underlies the more basic of these phenomena and will be construed as a permissible entrée to the expression of ideas and opinions. Agency is a qualitatively different construct in that elements of empowerment stand ready to impose a privileging function in service of one’s rights to expression and contribution. Access Access is more easily judged from a general perspective, although it is more elusive to assess from a local or contextual perspective. Most feel that access to participation is a worthwhile ideal.

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