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By (author) Steve Duck
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Human Relationships by Steve Duck
Book DescriptionThe Fourth Edition of this highly successful textbook provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the study and understanding of human relationships. Fresh insights from family studies, developmental psychology, occupational and organizational psychology also combine to bring new perspectives to this thorough survey of the field. Thoroughly updated, with new chapters on: relating difficulty; "small media" technology and relationships, and practical applications, the Fourth Edition offers a fully up-to-date and authoritative review of the field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412929998
(235mm x 191mm x 16mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Steve Duck
Understanding Research in Personal Relationships, Paperback (March 2005)
Presents an introduction to the key readings on human and close relationships. Organized into twelve thematic chapters with editorial commentary throughout, this book offers a critical reading of the major research articles in the field of relationship studies published in the last few years.
Personal Relationships, Paperback (November 2000)
The Handbook of Personal Relationships, Second Edition is one of the most important publications in psychology in recent years. However, the expense of this comprehensive volume is beyond the budgets of many young psychologists and students, or for those who may want to focus on one aspect of personal relationships.
Families as Relationships, Paperback (June 2000)
The field of family studies has recently seen the development of a more specialized focus on the character of particular relationships. The nature of these relationships may take many forms but typically involves individuals who view themselves as a unit with a long-term commitment to continue their relationship.
Social Psychology of Personal Relationships, Paperback (April 2000)» View all books by Steve Duck
These are the first two volumes in an important new five-book series derived from sections of the international bestseller, Handbook of Personal Relationships, Second Edition, by Steve Duck.
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Author Biography - Steve Duck
Steve Duck taught in the United Kingdom before taking up the Daniel and Amy Starch Distinguished Research Chair in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa. He has been a professor of communication studies, an adjunct professor of psychology, a former Dean's Administrative Fellow and is now Chair of the Rhetoric Department. He has taught interpersonal communication courses, mostly on relationships but also on nonverbal communication, communication in everyday life, construction of identity, communication theory, organizational leadership, and procedures and practices for leaders. More recently he has taught composition, speaking and rhetoric, especially for STEM students. By training an interdisciplinary thinker, Steve has focused on the development and decline of relationships, although he has also done research on the dynamics of television production techniques and persuasive messages in health contexts. Steve has written or edited 60 books on relationships and other matters and was the founder and, for the first 15 years, the Editor of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. His book Meaningful Relationships: Talking, Sense, and Relating won the G. R. Miller Book Award from the Interpersonal Communication Division of the National Communication Association. Steve co-founded a series of international conferences on personal relationships. He won the University of Iowa's first Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award in 2001 and the National Communication Association's Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award in 2004 for "dedication to excellence, commitment to the profession, concern for others, vision of what could be, acceptance of diversity, and forthrightness." He was the 2010 recipient of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Helen Kechriotis Nelson Teaching Award for a lifetime of excellence in teaching and in the same year was elected one of the National Communication Association's Distinguished Scholars. He hopes to sit on the Iron Throne and be famous.
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