Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 February 2020

488 Pages | 6 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190210199

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Communicating & Relating

Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Robert B. Arundale

Foundations of Human Interaction

  • Moves beyond prior work to offer an account of how both relating and face emerge in the talk and conduct that comprises everyday interacting
  • Offers the Conjoint Co-constituting Model of Communicating as a new theoretical model of human communicating in everyday interaction and as an alternative to widely accepted encoding/decoding models
  • Offers Face Constituting Theory as a new understanding of human relating and of what is known cross-culturally as face