New and Published Books
1-10 of 21 results in LEA's Series on Personal Relationships
A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships
This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
Finding Magic in the Mundane
This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book....
Published October 18th 2006 by Routledge
The effort to understand personal relationships has traditionally focused on the individual characteristics of participants. Personal Relationships and Personal Networks takes this analysis a step further, focusing on research linking participants' feelings and actions within a given personal...
Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge
The Processes of Constructing and Managing Difficult Interaction
Relating Difficulty offers insight into the nature of difficulty in relationships across a broad range of human experience. Whether dealing with in-laws or ex-spouses, long-distance relationships or power and status in the workplace, difficulty is an all too common feature of daily life. Relating...
Published February 20th 2006 by Routledge
Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships provides a synthesis of research on nonverbal communication as it applies to interpersonal interaction, focusing on the close relationships of friends, family, and romantic partners. Authors Laura K. Guerrero and Kory Floyd support the premise that...
Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge
The Role of Sexual Scripts in HIV Infection and Prevention
This book focuses on safer sex discussion and practice in close, personal relationships, emphasizing research on individuals in personal relationship types that are experiencing a rise in HIV infection and AIDS. Moving beyond studies of gay adult males and IV drug-users, this work paints a clear...
Published October 12th 2004 by Routledge
Explorations in infidelity and Commitment
This volume brings together contributions on the study of sexual affairs in committed personal relationships. The editors enlisted colleagues with varied theoretical and methodological perspectives from Britain, the United States, and other countries. Together, their contributions provide a broad,...
Published April 27th 2004 by Psychology Press
Transformations Through Relational Dialogues
A Lifetime of Communication explores the developmental processes that make for uniquely human change and growth. In this distinctive work, author Julie Yingling utilizes a single case example of a child, her parents, and other influential figures to demonstrate developmental interaction and...
Published April 20th 2004 by Psychology Press
An Interactional Perspective To the Study of Process and Form
Relational Communication: An Interactional Perspective to the Study of Process and Form brings together in one volume a full treatment of the relational communication perspective on the study of relationships. This perspective takes to heart the formative nature of communication by focusing on the...
Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge
Relational, Contextual, and Cultural Variations
Relational maintenance provides a rallying point for those seeking to discover the behaviors that individuals utilize to sustain their personal relationships. Theoretical models, research programs, and specific studies have examined how people in a variety of close relationships choose to define...
Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge
Relating Difficulty: The Processes of Constructing and Managing Difficult Interaction
To Be Published May 30th 2013
Cognition, Communication, and Romantic Relationships
To Be Published September 29th 2013