Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice
Kathy Domenici, Stephen W. LittlejohnISBN: 1412914051;
“The advantage of this text is its consistent, strong, and thoroughly researched focus on Communication. The benefits for readers come from this focus, as well as from the accessible language, vivid examples, and engaging suggestions.” —Liliana CastaA±eda Rossmann, California State University, San Marcos “Written in an accessible and engaging style, there is much to recommend this text as an excellent illustration of practical theory.” —William R. Cupach, Illinois State University Written in a clear, engaging style Facework: Bridging Theory and Practice introduces a new paradigm that identifies facework as the key to communication within the management of difference. Authors Kathy Domenici and Stephen Littlejohn illustrate how facework is a central process in the social construction of both identity and community. Key Features ...