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1-10 of 16 results in LEA's Series on Personal Relationships
  1. To Dance the Dance

    A Symbolic Interactional Exploration of Premarital Sexuality

    By F. Scott Christopher

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This pioneering monograph integrates the major research findings of the past four decades and offers a new model for the study of human sexuality. The author examines the empirical literature on sexuality for the developmental stages of childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood and for...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane

    By Elissa Foster

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  3. Personal Relationships and Personal Networks

    By Malcolm R. Parks

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  4. Relating Difficulty

    The Processes of Constructing and Managing Difficult Interaction

    Edited by D. Charles Kirkpatrick, Steven Duck, Megan K. Foley

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  5. Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships

    By Laura K. Guerrero, Kory Floyd

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  6. Safer Sex in Personal Relationships

    The Role of Sexual Scripts in HIV Infection and Prevention

    By Tara M. Emmers-Sommer, Mike Allen

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  7. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal 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 June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The State of Affairs

    Explorations in infidelity and Commitment

    Edited by Jean Duncombe, Kaeren Harrison, Graham Allan, Dennis Marsden

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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 Routledge

  9. A Lifetime of Communication

    Transformations Through Relational Dialogues

    By Julie Yingling

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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

  10. Relational Communication

    An Interactional Perspective To the Study of Process and Form

    Edited by L. Edna Rogers, Valent¡n Escudero

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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