New and Published Books
1-10 of 16 results in LEA's Series on Personal Relationships
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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge
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 December 21st 2014 by Routledge
A Symbolic Interactional Exploration of Premarital Sexuality
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
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 Routledge
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