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SORT BY:   Theories  Authors New in Edition 11
THEORY AUTHOR(S) COVERAGE
Action Assembly Theory   PDF John Greene Archive   ED 1
Adaptive Structuration Theory   PDF

 VID

Marshall Scott Poole Archive   ED 7
Afrocentricity

 OL  SHQ

Molefi Kete Asante Full   CH 28
Agenda-Setting Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

McCombs & Shaw Full   CH 37
Anxiety-Uncertainty Management Theory   PDF William Gudykunst Archive   ED 6
Attribution Theory   PDF Fritz Heider Brief + Archive   ED 2
Black Feminist Thought Patricia Collins Brief
Bona Fide Group Theory Not available Brief
Categorical Imperative Immanuel Kant Brief
Classical Management Philosophy Not available Brief
Co-Cultural Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Mark Orbe Full   CH 27
Cognitive Dissonance

 OL  SHQ

Leon Festinger Full   CH 16
Communication Accommodation Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Howard Giles Full   CH 25
Communitarian / CIvic Journalism Clifford Christians Brief
Communication Activism for Social Justice Not available Brief
Communicative Constitution of Organizations

 OL  SHQ

Robert McPhee Full   CH 23
Communication Privacy Management Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Sandra Petronio Full   CH 12
Constructivism   PDF

 VID

Jesse Delia Archive   ED 8
Context Collapse

 OL  SHQ

boyd & Warwick Full   CH 32
Coordinated Management of Meaning   PDF

 VID

Pearce & Cronen Archive   ED 10
Critical Theory Frankfurt School Brief
Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations

 OL  SHQ  VID

Stanley Deetz Full   CH 24
Cultivation Theory

 OL  SHQ

George Gerbner Full   CH 36
Cultural Approach to Organizations

 OL  SHQ

Geertz & Pacanowsky Full   CH 22
Cultural Dimensions Geert Hofstede Brief
Cultural Studies

 OL  SHQ

Stuart Hall Full   CH 34
Dialogic Ethics Martin Buber Brief
Dialogics Mikhail Bakhtin Brief
Different Voice   PDF Carol Gilligan Archive   ED 1
Discursive Ethics Jürgen Habermas Brief
Dominant Group Theory Not available Brief
Dramatism

 OL  SHQ

Kenneth Burke Full   CH 18
Elaboration Likelihood Model

 OL  SHQ

Petty & Cacioppio Full   CH 15
Epistemic Injustice Not available Brief
Ethical Egoism Not available Brief
Existential Theory   PDF Carl Rogers Brief + Archive   ED 1
Exitation Transfer Theory Dolf Zillmann Brief
Expectancy Violations Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Judee Burgoon Full   CH 6
Face-Negotiation Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Stella Ting-Toomey Full   CH 26
Family Communication Patterns Theory

 OL  SHQ

Koerner & Fitzpatrick Full   CH 7
Faustain Bargain Not available Brief
Feminist Standpoint Theory

 OL  SHQ

Harding & Wood / Hartsock Full   CH 29
FIRO Theory   PDF William Schutz Archive   ED 1
Four Theories of the Press Not available Brief
Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making

 OL  SHQ  VID

Hirokawa & Gouran Full   CH 20
Genderlect Styles   PDF Deborah Tannen Archive   ED 0
General Semantics   PDF Alfred Korzybski Archive   ED 1
Golden Mean (and Virtue Ethiics) Aristotle Brief
Groupthink   PDF Irving Janis Brief + Archive   ED 3
Hierarchy of Needs   PDF Abraham Maslow Archive   ED 2
High- and Low-Context Cultures Edward Hall Brief
Information Theory   PDF Shannon & Weaver Archive   ED 3
Information Systems Approach to Organizations   PDF Karl Weick Brief + Archive   ED 6
The Interactional View   PDF Paul Watzlawick Archive   ED 9
Interpersonal Deception Theory   PDF

 VID

Buller & Burgoon Archive   ED 6
Interact System Model of Decision Emergence   PDF B Aubrey Fisher Archive   ED 2
Linguistic Relativity Sapir & Whorf Brief
Marxism Karl Marx Brief
Meaning of Meaning   PDF I A Richards Archive   ED 3
Media Ecology

 OL  SHQ

Marshall McLuhan Full   CH 31
Media Effects Tradition Not available Brief
The Media Equation   PDF

 VID

Reeves & Nass Archive   ED 5
Media Multiplexity Theory

 OL  SHQ

Caroline Haythornthwaite Full   CH 13
Mediational Theory of Meaning   PDF Charles Osgood Archive   ED 1
Muted Group Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Cheris Kramarae Full   CH 30
Narrative Paradigm

 OL  SHQ

Walter Fisher Full   CH 19
Parasocial Interaction Not available Brief
Phenomenology Not available Brief
Principle of Veracity Sissella Bok Brief
Proxemic Theory   PDF Edward Hall Brief + Archive   ED 1
Reclaiming Conversation Not available Brief
Reflective Thinking Not available Brief
Relational Dialectics Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Baxter & Bakhtin Full   CH 11
Relational Turbulence Theory Leanne Knobloch Brief
Resonance Principle of Persuasion Tony Schwartz Brief
Responsive 'I' Emmanuel Levinas Brief
The Rhetoric

 OL  SHQ

Aristotle Full   CH 17
Semiotics

 OL  SHQ

Roland Barthes Full   CH 33
Significant Choice Thomas Nilsen Brief
Social Construction Not available Brief
Social Exchange Theory   PDF Thibaut & Kelley Brief + Archive   ED 2
Social Identity Theory Tajfel with Turner Brief
Social Information Processing Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Joseph Walther Full   CH 10
Social Judgment Theory

 OL  SHQ

Sherif & Sherif Full   CH 14
Social Learning Theory-Social Cognition Theory   PDF Albert Bandura Brief + Archive   ED 2
Social Penetration Theory

 OL  SHQ

Altman & Taylor Full   CH 8
Speech Codes Theory   PDF

 VID

Gerry Philipsen Archive   ED 9
Spiral of Silence   PDF Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann Archive   ED 7
Structural Linguistics Ferdinand de Saussure Brief
Symbolic Convergence Theory

 OL  SHQ

Ernest Bormann Full   CH 21
Symbolic Interactionism

 OL  SHQ

George Herbert Mead Full   CH 5
Two-Step Flow of Communication Katz & Lazarsfeld Brief
Uses and Gratifications

 OL  SHQ

Elihu Katz Full   CH 35
Uncertainty Reduction Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Charles Berger Full   CH 9
SORT BY:   Theories  Authors New in >Edition 11
THEORY AUTHOR(S)  COVERAGE 
Action Assembly Theory   PDF John Greene A  ED 1
Adaptive Structuration Theory   PDF

 VID

Poole A  ED 7
Afrocentricity

 OL  SHQ

Asante F   CH 28
Agenda-Setting Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

McCombs & Shaw F   CH 37
Anxiety-Uncertainty Management Theory   PDF Gudykunst A  ED 6
Attribution Theory   PDF Fritz Heider B+A   ED 2
Black Feminist Thought Collins / Goins & Austin Brief
Bona Fide Group Theory Not available Brief
Categorical Imperative Immanuel Kant Brief
Classical Management Philosophy Not available Brief
Co-Cultural Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Mark Orbe F   CH 27
Cognitive Dissonance

 OL  SHQ

Leon Festinger F   CH 16
Communication Accommodation Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Howard Giles F   CH 25
Communitarian / CIvic Journalism Christians Brief
Communication Activism for Social Justice Not available Brief
Communicative Constitution of Organizations

 OL  SHQ

Robert McPhee F   CH 23
Communication Privacy Management Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Sandra Petronio F   CH 12
Constructivism   PDF

 VID

Jesse Delia A  ED 8
Context Collapse

 OL  SHQ

boyd & Warwick F   CH 32
Coordinated Management of Meaning   PDF

 VID

Pearce & Cronen A  ED 10
Critical Theory Frankfurt School Brief
Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations

 OL  SHQ  VID

Stanley Deetz F   CH 24
Cultivation Theory

 OL  SHQ

George Gerbner F   CH 36
Cultural Approach to Organizations

 OL  SHQ

Geertz & Pacanowsky F   CH 22
Cultural Dimensions Geert Hofstede Brief
Cultural Studies

 OL  SHQ

Stuart Hall F   CH 34
Dialogic Ethics Martin Buber Brief
Dialogics Mikhail Bakhtin Brief
Different Voice   PDF Carol Gilligan A  ED 1
Discursive Ethics Habermas Brief
Dominant Group Theory Not available Brief
Dramatism

 OL  SHQ

Kenneth Burke F   CH 18
Elaboration Likelihood Model

 OL  SHQ

Petty & Cacioppio F   CH 15
Epistemic Injustice Not available Brief
Ethical Egoism Not available Brief
Existential Theory   PDF Carl Rogers B+A   ED 1
Exitation Transfer Theory Dolf Zillmann Brief
Expectancy Violations Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Judee Burgoon F   CH 6
Face-Negotiation Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Ting-Toomey F   CH 26
Family Communication Patterns Theory

 OL  SHQ

Koerner & Fitzpatrick F   CH 7
Faustain Bargain Not available Brief
Feminist Standpoint Theory

 OL  SHQ

Harding & Wood / Hartsock F   CH 29
FIRO Theory   PDF William Schutz A  ED 1
Four Theories of the Press Not available Brief
Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making

 OL  SHQ  VID

Hirokawa & Gouran F   CH 20
Genderlect Styles   PDF Deborah Tannen A  ED 0
General Semantics   PDF Korzybski A  ED 1
Golden Mean (and Virtue Ethiics) Aristotle Brief
Groupthink   PDF Irving Janis B+A   ED 3
Hierarchy of Needs   PDF Abraham Maslow A  ED 2
High- and Low-Context Cultures Edward Hall Brief
Information Theory   PDF Shannon & Weaver A  ED 3
Information Systems Approach to Organizations   PDF Karl Weick B+A   ED 6
The Interactional View   PDF Paul Watzlawick A  ED 9
Interpersonal Deception Theory   PDF

 VID

Buller & Burgoon A  ED 6
Interact System Model of Decision Emergence   PDF B Aubrey Fisher A  ED 2
Linguistic Relativity Sapir & Whorf Brief
Marxism Karl Marx Brief
Meaning of Meaning   PDF I A Richards A  ED 3
Media Ecology

 OL  SHQ

McLuhan F   CH 31
Media Effects Tradition Not available Brief
The Media Equation   PDF

 VID

Reeves & Nass A  ED 5
Media Multiplexity Theory

 OL  SHQ

Hawthornewaite F   CH 13
Mediational Theory of Meaning   PDF Charles Osgood A  ED 1
Muted Group Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Cheris Kramarae F   CH 30
Narrative Paradigm

 OL  SHQ

Walter Fisher F   CH 19
Parasocial Interaction Not available Brief
Phenomenology Not available Brief
Principle of Veracity Sissella Bok Brief
Proxemic Theory   PDF Edward Hall B+A   ED 1
Reclaiming Conversation Not available Brief
Reflective Thinking Not available Brief
Relational Dialectics Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Baxter & Bakhtin F   CH 11
Relational Turbulence Theory Leanne Knobloch Brief
Resonance Principle of Persuasion Tony Schwartz Brief
Responsive 'I' Levinas Brief
The Rhetoric

 OL  SHQ

Aristotle F   CH 17
Semiotics

 OL  SHQ

Roland Barthes F   CH 33
Significant Choice Thomas Nilsen Brief
Social Construction Not available Brief
Social Exchange Theory   PDF Thibaut & Kelley B+A   ED 2
Social Identity Theory Tajfel with Turner Brief
Social Information Processing Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Joseph Walther F   CH 10
Social Judgment Theory

 OL  SHQ

Sherif & Sherif F   CH 14
Social Learning Theory-Social Cognition Theory   PDF Albert Bandura B+A   ED 2
Social Penetration Theory

 OL  SHQ

Altman & Taylor F   CH 8
Speech Codes Theory   PDF

 VID

Gerry Philipsen A  ED 9
Spiral of Silence   PDF Noelle-Neumann A  ED 7
Structural Linguistics de Saussure Brief
Symbolic Convergence Theory

 OL  SHQ

Ernest Bormann F   CH 21
Symbolic Interactionism

 OL  SHQ

Mead F   CH 5
Two-Step Flow of Communication Katz & Lazarsfeld Brief
Uses and Gratifications

 OL  SHQ

Elihu Katz F   CH 35
Uncertainty Reduction Theory

 OL  SHQ  VID

Charles Berger F   CH 9
SORT BY:   Theories  Authors New in 11
THEORY/AUTHOR  COVERAGE 
Action Assembly Theory (John Greene) A   Ed 1
Adaptive Structuration Theory (Marshall Scott Poole) A   Ed 7
Afrocentricity (Molefi Kete Asante) F   Ch 28
Agenda-Setting Theory (Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw) F   Ch 37
Anxiety-Uncertainty Management Theory (William Gudykunst) A   Ed 6
Attribution Theory (Fritz Heider) B+A   Ed 2
Black Feminist Thought (Patricia Collins) B
Bona Fide Group Theory (Patricia Collins) B
Categorical Imperative (Immanuel Kant) B
Classical Management Philosophy (Immanuel Kant) B
Co-Cultural Theory (Mark Orbe) F   Ch 27
Cognitive Dissonance (Leon Festinger) F   Ch 16
Communication Accommodation Theory (Howard Giles) F   Ch 25
Communitarian / CIvic Journalism (Clifford Christians) B
Communication Activism for Social Justice (Clifford Christians) B
Communicative Constitution of Organizations (Robert McPhee) F   Ch 23
Communication Privacy Management Theory (Sandra Petronio) F   Ch 12
Constructivism (Jesse Delia) A   Ed 8
Context Collapse (danah boyd & Alice Marwick) F   Ch 32
Coordinated Management of Meaning (W Barnett Pearce & Vernon Cronen) A   Ed 10
Critical Theory (Frankfurt School) B
Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations (Stanley Deetz) F   Ch 24
Cultivation Theory (George Gerbner) F   Ch 36
Cultural Approach to Organizations (Clifford Geertz & Michael Pacanowsky) F   Ch 22
Cultural Dimensions (Geert Hofstede) B
Cultural Studies (Stuart Hall) F   Ch 34
Dialogic Ethics (Martin Buber) B
Dialogics (Mikhail Bakhtin) B
Different Voice (Carol Gilligan) A   Ed 1
Discursive Ethics (Jürgen Habermas) B
Dominant Group Theory (Jürgen Habermas) B
Dramatism (Kenneth Burke) F   Ch 18
Elaboration Likelihood Model (Richard Petty & John Cacippio) F   Ch 15
Epistemic Injustice (Richard Petty & John Cacippio) B
Ethical Egoism (Richard Petty & John Cacippio) B
Existential Theory (Carl Rogers) B+A   Ed 1
Exitation Transfer Theory (Dolf Zillmann) B
Expectancy Violations Theory (Judee Burgoon) F   Ch 6
Face-Negotiation Theory (Stella Ting-Toomey) F   Ch 26
Family Communication Patterns Theory (Ascan Koerner & Mary Anne Fitzpatrick) F   Ch 7
Faustain Bargain (Ascan Koerner & Mary Anne Fitzpatrick) B
Feminist Standpoint Theory (Sandra Harding & Julia T Wood) F   Ch 29
FIRO Theory (William Schutz) A   Ed 1
Four Theories of the Press (William Schutz) B
Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making (Randy Hirokawa & Dennis Gouran) F   Ch 20
Genderlect Styles (Deborah Tannen) A   Ed 0
General Semantics (Alfred Korzybski) A   Ed 1
Golden Mean (and Virtue Ethiics) (Aristotle) B
Groupthink (Irving Janis) B+A   Ed 3
Hierarchy of Needs (Abraham Maslow) A   Ed 2
High- and Low-Context Cultures (Edward Hall) B
Information Theory (Claude Shannon & Warren Weaver) A   Ed 3
Information Systems Approach to Organizations (Karl Weick) B+A   Ed 6
The Interactional View (Paul Watzlawick) A   Ed 9
Interpersonal Deception Theory (David Buller & Judee Burgoon) A   Ed 6
Interact System Model of Decision Emergence (B Aubrey Fisher) A   Ed 2
Linguistic Relativity (Edward Sapir & Benjamin Lee Whorf) B
Marxism (Karl Marx) B
Meaning of Meaning (I A Richards) A   Ed 3
Media Ecology (Marshall McLuhan) F   Ch 31
Media Effects Tradition (Marshall McLuhan) B
The Media Equation (Byron Reeves & Clifford Nass) A   Ed 5
Media Multiplexity Theory (Caroline Haythornthwaite) F   Ch 13
Mediational Theory of Meaning (Charles Osgood) A   Ed 1
Muted Group Theory (Cheris Kramarae) F   Ch 30
Narrative Paradigm (Walter Fisher) F   Ch 19
Parasocial Interaction (Walter Fisher) B
Phenomenology (Walter Fisher) B
Principle of Veracity (Sissella Bok) B
Proxemic Theory (Edward Hall) B+A   Ed 1
Reclaiming Conversation (Edward Hall) B
Reflective Thinking (Edward Hall) B
Relational Dialectics Theory (Leslie Baxter & Mikhail Bakhtin) F   Ch 11
Relational Turbulence Theory (Leanne Knobloch) B
Resonance Principle of Persuasion (Tony Schwartz) B
Responsive 'I' (Emmanuel Levinas) B
The Rhetoric (Aristotle) F   Ch 17
Semiotics (Roland Barthes) F   Ch 33
Significant Choice (Thomas Nilsen) B
Social Construction (Thomas Nilsen) B
Social Exchange Theory (John Thibaut & Harold Kelley) B+A   Ed 2
Social Identity Theory (Henri Tajfel with John Turner) B
Social Information Processing Theory (Joseph Walther) F   Ch 10
Social Judgment Theory (Sherif & Sherif) F   Ch 14
Social Learning Theory-Social Cognition Theory (Albert Bandura) B+A   Ed 2
Social Penetration Theory (Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor) F   Ch 8
Speech Codes Theory (Gerry Philipsen) A   Ed 9
Spiral of Silence (Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann) A   Ed 7
Structural Linguistics (Ferdinand de Saussure) B
Symbolic Convergence Theory (Ernest Bormann) F   Ch 21
Symbolic Interactionism (George Herbert Mead) F   Ch 5
Two-Step Flow of Communication (Elihu Katz & Paul Lazersfeld) B
Uses and Gratifications (Elihu Katz) F   Ch 35
Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Charles Berger) F   Ch 9

 

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