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Argumentativeness, Assertiveness, and Verbal Aggressiveness Theory

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

Predispositions toward aggressive communication have been found to explain much of a person's message-sending and message-receiving behavior. Understanding the role of aggressive communication in conflict provides valuable insight into communication behaviors people exhibit ...

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