Chapter 1

Adler, R. & Proctor, R.F. (2012). Looking out, looking in. Cengage Learning: Boston.

Alberts, J.K., Nakayama, T.K., & Martin, J.N. (2016). Human communication in society. Pearson: U.S.A.

Devito, J. (2014). The interpersonal communication book. Pearson: U.S.A.

Dweck, C. (2007). Mindset: the new psychology of success. Random House: New York.

Verderber, K., MacGeorge, & Verderber, R. (2016). Oxford University Press: New York.


Chapter 2

Covarrubias, P.O. (2002). Culture, communication and cooperation: interpersonal relations and pronominal address in a Mexican organization. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield.

Stewart, J. (2012). Bridges not walls: A book about interpersonal communication. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

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Chapter 3

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Chiu, L.-H. (1972). A cross-cultural comparison of cognitive styles in Chinese and American children.  International Journal of Psychology, 7(4), 235-242. (2019). THOT, slut, stud definitions. Web:

White, L. (2011). Cow, Chicken, Grass: Which two go together? Your answer depends on where you were raised. Psychology Today. Retrieved from:


Chapter 4

Devito, J. (2014). The interpersonal communication book. Pearson: U.S.A.

Verderber, K., MacGeorge, & Verderber, R. (2016). Inter-Act: Interpesronal communication concepts, skills, and contexts. Oxford University Press: New York.


Chapter 5

Webster, M. (2019). Hippie. Web:


Chapter 6

Devito, J. (2014). The interpersonal communication book. Pearson: U.S.A.

Cuddy, A., Schultz, J. Fosse, N. (2017). P-Curving a more comprehensive body of research on postural feedback reveals clear evidential value for power-posing effects: Reply to Simmons and Simonsohn (2017). Psychological Science, 29(40), p. 656-666.

McWhorter, J. (2013). Txtng is killing language. JK!! TED. Web:

Verderber, K., MacGeorge, & Verderber, R. (2016). Inter-Act: Interpersonal communication concepts, skills, and contexts. Oxford University Press: New York.


Chapter 8

Alberts, J.K., Nakayama, T.K., & Martin, J.N. (2016). Human Communication in Society (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education Inc.

BBC. (2014). The Science of Flirting. Science: Human Body & Mind. Accessed 2018 from:

DeVito, J.A. (2014). The Interpersonal Communication Book (14th ed.) Pearson Education Inc. ISBN: 9780133753813

Donne, J. (1963). MEDITATION XVII: Devotions upon Emergent Occasions. Accessed 2018 from:

Jackson-Dwyer, D. (2014). Foundations of Psychology. Routledge.

Littlejohn, S.W. & Foss, K.A. (2008) Theories of Human Communication (9th ed). Belmont, CA: Tompson Wadsworth

McCroskey, J.C. & McCain, T.A. (1974). The measurement of interpersonal attraction. Speech Monographs, 41(3), 261-266. Accessed 2018 from:

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Schutz, W. (1966). The interpersonal underworld. Palo Alto, CA: Science and Behavior Books.

Verderber, K.S. & Verderber, R.F. (2013). Inter-Act (13th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-992194-2


Chapter 10

Brown, P., & Levinson, S. C. (1987). Studies in interactional sociolinguistics, 4. Politeness: Some universals in language usage. New York, NY, US: Cambridge University Press. 

Gibb, J. R. (1961). Defensive Communication. Journal of Communication11(3), 141–148.

Goleman, D. (2006). Emotional intelligence. New York: Bantam Books. 

Lim, T.-S., & Bowers, J. W. (1991). Facework Solidarity, Approbation, and Tact. Human Communication Research17(3), 415–450. 

Sofer, O. J. (2018). Say what you mean: a mindful approach to nonviolent communication. Boulder, CO: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

Ting-Toomey, S. (2005). Identity negotiation theory: Crossing cultural boundaries. In W. B. Gudykunst (Ed.), Theorizing about intercultural communication (pp. 211-233). Thousand Oaks, CA, : Sage Publications Ltd.

Wood, J. T. (2018). Communication in our lives. Australia: Cengage Learning. 


Chapter 12

Bennet, K., & LeCompte, M. (1990). Theoretical and historical overview of the purposes of schooling. In K. Bennett & M. LeCompte, How Schools Work (pp. 1-34). New York: Longman

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Orfield, G. & Frankenberg, E. (2014). Brown at 60: Great progress, a long retreat and an uncertain future. The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 1-42.

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