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Communication as Autoethnography
Communication As...: Stances on Theory (2006)
  • Carolyn S Ellis, University of South Florida
  • Arthur Bochner, University of South Florida
Abstract

In Communication as...: Perspectives on Theory, editors Gregory J. Shepherd, Jeffrey St. John, and Ted Striphas bring together a collection of 27 essays that explores the wide range of theorizing about communication, cutting across all lines of traditional division in the field. The essays in this text are written by leading scholars in the field of communication theory, with each scholar employing a particular stance or perspective on what communication theory is and how it functions. In essays that are brief, argumentative, and forceful, the scholars propose their perspective as a primary or essential way of viewing communication with decided benefits over other views.

Keywords
  • Autoethnography,
  • Communication Theory,
  • Narrative,
  • Ethnography,
  • Qualitative Methodology
Publication Date
2006
Editor
Gregory Shepherd, Jeffrey St. John, and Ted Striphas
Publisher
Sage
ISBN
141290658X
Citation Information
Carolyn S Ellis and Arthur Bochner. "Communication as Autoethnography" Communication As...: Stances on Theory (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/carolyn_ellis/44/