Table of contents for Theorizing communication : readings across traditions / edited by Robert T. Craig and Heidi L. Muller.

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Preface
Introduction	Heidi L. Muller & Robert T. Craig
 Unit I. Historical and Cultural Sources of Communication Theory
Introduction to Unit I 	
1. Metaphors Concerning Speech in Homer	Robert Wiseman
2. The Spiritualist Tradition	John Durham Peters
3. The Invention of Communication	Armand Mattelart
4. A Cultural Approach to Communication	James W. Carey
Projects for Theorizing the Historical and Cultural Sources of Communication Theory
 Unit II. Metatheory: Communication Theory as a Field
Introduction to Unit II	
5. Communication Theory as a Field	Robert T. Craig
Projects for Metatheorizing	
	
 Unit III. The Rhetorical Tradition
Introduction to Unit III	
6. Gorgias	Plato
7. Rhetoric	Aristotle
8. A Rhetoric of Motives	Kenneth Burke
9. Beyond Persuasion: A Proposal for an Invitational Rhetoric	Sonja Foss & Cindy Griffin
Projects for Rhetorical Theorizing	
	
 Unit IV. The Semiotic Tradition
Introduction to Unit IV	
10. The Abuse of Words	John Locke
11. What is a Sign?	Charles S. Peirce
12. The Object of Linguistics 	Ferdinand de Saussure 
13. The Photographic Message	Roland Barthes
14. Communication with Aliens	John Durham Peters
Projects for Semiotic Theorizing	
	
 Unit V. The Phenomenological Tradition	
Introduction to Unit V	
15. The Problem of Experiencing Someone Else	Edmund Husserl
16. Dialogue	Martin Buber
17. The Hermeneutical Experience	Hans-Georg Gadamer
18. Deconstructing Communication	Briankle K. Chang
Projects for Phenomenological Theorizing	
 Unit VI. The Cybernetic Tradition
Introduction to Unit VI	
19. Cybernetics in History	Norbert Wiener
20. Some Tentative Axioms of Communication	Paul Watzlawick, Janet H. Beavin, & Don D. Jackson
21. The Limited Capacity Model of Mediated Message Processing	Annie Lang
22. What is Communication?	Niklas Luhmann
Projects for Cybernetic Theorizing	
 Unit VII. The Sociopsychological Tradition
Introduction to Unit VII	
23. Social Communication	Carl Hovland
24. Explorations in Initial Interaction	Charles R. Berger & Richard J. Calabrese
25. Social Cognitive Theory of Mass Communication	Albert Bandura
26. The Small Group Should be the Fundamental Unit of Communication Research	Marshall Scott Poole
Projects for Sociopsychological Theorizing	
 Unit VIII. The Sociocultural Tradition
Introduction to Unit VIII	
27. The Social Foundations and Functions of Thought and Communication	George Herbert Mead
28. The Mode of Information 	Mark Poster 
29. Communication as the Modality of Structuration	James R. Taylor, Carole Groleau, Lorna Heaton & Elizabeth Van Every
30. Good to Talk?	Deborah Cameron
Projects for Sociocultural Theorizing	
 Unit IX. The Critical Tradition
Introduction to Unit IX	
31. The German Ideology	Karl Marx & Frederick Engels
32. The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception	Max Horkheimer & Theodor W. Adorno
33. Truth and Society: The Discursive Redemption of Factual Claims to Validity	J¿rgen Habermas
34. Systematically Distorted Communication and Discursive Closure	Stanley Deetz
35. Paris is Always More than Paris	Sue Curry Jansen
Projects for Critical Theorizing	
Concluding Reflections	Robert T. Craig & Heidi L. Muller
Index	
About the Authors	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Communication -- Research.
Communication -- Research -- History.