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Inquiry Processes

  • By: Stephen W. Littlejohn
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Inquiry is a process of developing knowledge through research and theory building. A theory results from an ongoing process involving research and the refinement of theory. The general process of inquiry, branches of inquiry, the research and publication work that scholars undertake, ...

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