Table of contents for Handbook of communication skills / [edited by] Owen D.W. Hargie.

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Editorial Introduction
Part 1 Communication skill in theory and practice
1.	Skill in Theory: Communication as Skilled Behaviour				
	Owen Hargie
2.	Skill in Practice: An Operational Model of Communicative Performance		
	Owen Hargie
Part II Core communication skills
3.	Nonverbal Communication as Communication: Approaches, Issues and Research
	Randall A. Gordon, Daniel Druckman, Richard M. Rozelle and James C. Baxter	
4.	Questioning
 David Dickson and Owen Hargie
5.	Reinforcement								 
	Len Cairns 
6.	Reflecting									
	David Dickson 
7.	Explaining									
	George Brown
8.	Self-disclosure: Strategic Revelation of Information in Personal and Professional 
	Charles H. Tardy and Kathryn Dindia
9.	The Process of Listening								
	Robert N. Bostrom 
10. 	Humour and Laughter							
	Hugh Foot and May McCreaddie
11. 	Persuasion
	Daniel J. O'Keefe
Part III Specialised contexts
12. 	Asserting and Confronting						
	Richard F. Rakos 
13. 	Interacting in Groups 							
	Arjaan Wit 
14. 	Negotiating and Bargaining						
	Ian E. Morley 
15. 	Relational Communication						
	Megan K. Foley and Steve Duck 
Part IV Interviewing contexts
16. 	The Employment Interview							
	Rob Millar and Anne Tracey
17. 	The Helping Interview: Developmental Counselling and Therapy
	Sandra A. Rigazio-DiGilio and Allen E. Ivey 
18. 	The Appraisal Interview Reappraised
 Dennis Tourish
19. 	The Cognitive Interview							
	Amina Memon
Part V The training context
20. 	Training in Communication Skills: Research, Theory and Practice	
	Owen Hargie
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Interpersonal communication.
Communication -- Psychological aspects.