Thistitle is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has workedclosely with educators around the world to include content which is especiallyrelevant to students outside the United States.
For courses in Introduction to Communication
A five-principles approach that helps students buildpractical communication skills
The Interpersonal Communication Bookprovides in-depth coverage of interpersonal communication, blending theory andresearch with practical skills. Author Joseph DeVito utilizes the concept ofchoice as the philosophical foundation of his narrative, emphasizing how thechoices individuals make influence their relationships and the effectiveness oftheir messages. The 16th Edition incorporates coverage of twoextraordinary events, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matterprotests, to emphasize the importance of interpersonal communication in ourdaily lives as well as the larger world.