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Published: 27 May 2014

432 Pages | 80 photos; 25 figures; 5 tables

10.0 x 8.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195449280

Bookseller Code (06)

Communication in Everyday Life

Personal and Professional Contexts

Sherry Devereaux Ferguson, Jenepher Lennox-Terrion, Rukhsana Ahmed, and Peruvemba Jaya

  • A Canadian focus highlights Canadian examples and research studies.
  • Compelling narratives and dialogues bring key communication concepts to life and help students ground these concepts in everyday experience.
  • A unique focus on professional contexts provides students with examples drawn from a wide range of disciplines, including nursing, policing, business, and social work.
  • An emphasis on diversity reflects a multicultural Canada and stresses the influence of culture on communication.
  • A blend of academic as well as popular references and examples-drawn from film, television, celebrity culture, and current news events-will increase student engagement.
  • Coverage of new communication technologies and social media, including Facebook and Twitter, highlight the role social media plays in our everyday lives.