- Paperback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 3rd edition (May 5, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0534566391
- ISBN-13: 978-0534566395
- Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 7 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #74,949 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Communication Theories in Action: An Introduction (with InfoTrac) (Wadsworth Series in Speech Communications) 3rd Edition
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About the Author
Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities Emerita at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joined the university at the age of 24. While on the faculty, she was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. The author of 17 books, she has edited 10 other books, published more than 100 articles and book chapters and presented numerous papers at professional conferences. In addition, her honors include 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 15 awards for her scholarship.