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15 June 2012

528 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199836888

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Interpersonal Communication Concepts, Skills, and Contexts

Thirteenth Edition

Kathleen S. Verderber and Rudolph F. Verderber

Designed to help students explore how people form relationships and develop the specific skills necessary to creating and maintaining healthy ones, Inter-Act: Interpersonal Communication Concepts, Skills, and Contexts, Thirteenth Edition, applies current theories and concepts as a framework for understanding interpersonal communication.

New to this Edition:

  • Chapter 7, "Listening Effectively," has been moved forward and placed before the chapter on conversation
  • Chapter 3, "Intercultural Communication," has been re-titled and revised in order to focus on the relationships between concepts
  • Expanded "Skill Practice" activities at the end of each chapter
  • Updated discussions on theories and concepts
  • Greater emphasis on social media, featuring new "Social Media Factor" sections and "Inter-Act with Social Media" activities

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