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Persuasion Theory and Research by Daniel J. O'Keefe
  

Persuasion Theory and Research

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Persuasion Theory and Research by Daniel J. O'Keefe

Persuasion: Theory and Research, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of social-scientific theory and research on persuasion. Written in a clear and accessible style that assumes no special technical background in research methods, the Third Edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect developments in persuasion studies. New discussions of subjects such as reactance and the use of narratives as vehicles for persuasion, revised treatments of the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior, and two new chapters on social judgment theory and stage models provide your students with the most current work on persuasion in a clear, straightforward manner. In this edition, author Daniel J. O'Keefe has given special attention to the importance of adapting (tailoring) messages to audiences to maximize persuasiveness. Each chapter has a set of review questions to guide students through the chapter's material and quickly master the concepts being introduced.

About the Author

Daniel J. O'Keefe is the Owen L. Coon Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been a faculty member at the University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Illinois. He has received the National Communication Association's Charles Woolbert Research Award, its Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, its Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division Distinguished Scholar Award, and its Health Communication Division Article of the Year Award, the International Communication Association's Best Article Award and its Division 1 John E. Hunter Meta-Analysis Award, the International Society for the Study of Argumentation's Distinguished Research Award, the American Forensic Association's Daniel Rohrer Memorial Research Award, and teaching awards from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the Central States Communication Association.

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Book Info

Publication date

19th March 2015

Author

Daniel J. O'Keefe

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
408 pages

Categories

Social, group or collective psychology

ISBN

9781452276670

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