Safer Sex in Personal Relationships: The Role of Sexual Scripts in HIV Infection and Prevention
Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters: A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships
Personal Relationships and Personal Networks
Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships
Maintaining Relationships Through Communication: Relational, Contextual, and Cultural Variations
Tara M. Emmers-Sommer, Mike Allen
September 06, 2016
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...
L. Edna Rogers, Valent¡n Escudero
April 23, 2015
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...
Michelle A. Miller-Day
December 22, 2014
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...
F. Scott Christopher
June 09, 2014
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...
October 19, 2006
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....
Malcolm R. Parks
August 16, 2006
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...
D. Charles Kirkpatrick, Steven Duck, Megan K. Foley
February 21, 2006
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...
Laura K. Guerrero, Kory Floyd
November 18, 2005
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...
Jean Duncombe, Kaeren Harrison, Graham Allan, Dennis Marsden
April 28, 2004
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,...
April 21, 2004
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...
Daniel J. Canary, Marianne Dainton
November 01, 2002
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...
Robin Goodwin, Duncan Cramer
April 01, 2002
In one of the great euphemisms of our time, an embattled President Clinton admitted to an "inappropriate relationship" with his White House intern, Monica Lewinsky. But what exactly is an "inappropriate relationship?" For that matter, what is an "appropriate relationship?" And how can an...