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Anderson, Baxter, and Cissna provide readers with a valuable primer on the concept of dialogue as it relates to specific issues of communication…. The list of contributors reads like a Who's Who in the field of dialogue and communication…. Highly recommended.


Dialogue: Theorizing Difference in Communication Studies is the first anthology of work on dialogic approaches to communication that offers a state-of-the-art collection of original essays in this emerging research area. Editors Rob Anderson, Leslie A. Baxter, and Kenneth N. Cissna have gathered the most respected scholars in the field to describe their research projects, discuss critical elements of dialogue, and anticipate the evolution of the study of dialogue. With a foreword by Julia T. Wood, contributors include James R. Taylor, Stanley Deetz and Jennifer Simpson, ...

Public Dialogue and Intellectual History: Hearing Multiple Voices
Public dialogue and intellectual history: Hearing multiple voices
Kenneth N.Cissna and RobAnderson

We have been studying dialogue together for more than 15 years, creating, off and on, our own dialogue of learning and teaching as we worked. As we briefly summarize our project and its contributions, we also want to discuss how we did it and, in so doing, to provide some tentative suggestions regarding how researchers of dialogue might conduct one kind of dialogic research. We are not especially interested in giving advice (for collaboration cannot be bottled and distributed), but it never hurts to be alert to, and aware of, your own processes, even as we attempt to incorporate multiple voices into our research.

The project we describe, ...

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