Making Social Worlds: A Communication Perspective
offers the most accessible introduction to the tools and concepts of CMM – Coordinated Management of Meaning – one of the groundbreaking theories of speech communication.
- Draws upon advances in research for the most up-to-date concepts in speech communication
- Defines the 'critical moments' of communication for students and practitioners; encouraging us to view communication as a two-sided process of coordinating actions and making/managing meanings
- Questions how we can intervene in dangerous or undesirable patterns of communication that will result in better social worlds