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Nussbaum, Jon F.

Works: 65 works in 271 publications in 3 languages and 13,031 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts  Handbooks and manuals  Festschriften  Encyclopedias  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other, edi
Classifications: HQ1064.U5, 305.26
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Most widely held works by Jon F Nussbaum
Handbook of communication and aging research by Jon F Nussbaum( )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synthesizing the vast amount of research on communication and aging published over the past three decades, the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research captures the ever-changing and expanding domain of the study of aging. Editors Jon F. Nussbaum and Justine Coupland have updated and added to the offerings of the first edition, with contributions that reflect the variety of disciplines and range of methodologies involved in the exploration of what it means to grow old. The contributors to this Handbook are active researchers using particular perspectives on communication and aging. Many of the chapters work to deny earlier images of aging, providing a picture of aging as a process of development involving positive choices and providing new opportunities. Chapters also stress the heterogeneity of the group of peple who are variously categorized as older, aged, elderly, or over 56. The literature is reviewed analytically in each chapter, not only revealing current theoretical and methodological approaches to communication and aging reseatch. but also setting the future agenda. This volume stands alone in its thorough scholarly examination of current research and theory on the diverse nature of communication and aging. This second edition will be invaluable to scholars and researchers in gerontology, developmental psychology, and communication and to practitioners who study or work with older adults
Intergenerational communication across the life span by Angie Williams( )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individuals of all ages interact with one another, and their interactions have significance throughout their lives. This distinctive volume acknowledges the importance of these interactions and provides a life-span developmental view of communication and aging, attempting to capture the many similarities and changes that occur in people's lives as they age. The authors move the study of intergenerational contact closer to the actual participants, examining what happens within intergenerational interactions and how people evaluate their intergenerational experiences. The volume concentrates on the micro-context of the intergenerational interaction and the cognitions, language, and relationship behaviors related to intergenerational communication across the life span. The volume employs the perspective that the understanding of human behavior across the life span is enhanced by studying communicative behavior in intergenerational interaction. The authors integrate research from multiple disciplines concerned with intergenerational communication, which is framed by several unique theoretical perspectives drawn from the communication discipline. As a resource for the study of intergenerational communication across the life span, this monograph offers important insights to scholars, students, and all who are involved in intergenerational communication
Communication and aging by Jon F Nussbaum( )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding how the elderly adapt to significant changes in their environment provides insight into both the process of communication and the process of ageing. The purpose of this book is to help readers understand how important these communicative relationships are
Interpersonal communication in older adulthood : interdisciplinary theory and research by Mary Lee Hummert( )

12 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By highlighting the commonalities across a range of disciplines, this volume provides a unique and broad-based perspective on communication and ageing. This integrative approach brings together the best of current research and theory from communication, cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics and medical sociology. Centring on three topics - cognition, language and relationships - the book explores the individual areas as well as the ways in which they intersect. It brings to light the implications of individual differences among members of the elderly population as they affect co
Aging, communication, and health : linking research and practice for successful aging by Ronald D Adelman( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume emphasizes communication as a critical research, education, policy, and practice issue for the design, provision, and evaluation of health and social services for older adults. Organized into sections addressing communication developments in the healthcare arena, issues in provider-patient communication, and the relationships between family communication and health. The chapters cover critical topics related to successful aging, such as Alzheimer's disease, managed care and older adults, communication issues of severe dementia, and healthcare decision-making within families. The editors have designed this volume to be accessible to a broad audience, including scholars and students of aging and communication, healthcare practitioners with older clients, and aging individuals and their families who are pursuing strategies for successful aging. The chapters represent the highest levels of current scholarship on communication, aging, and health, providing a strong foundation for future research. Each contribution also addresses the applied implications of this research, offering practical guidance to readers dealing with these issues in their own lives. As a whole, Aging, Communication, and Health represents a major advance toward understanding the importance and application of communication for successful aging
Life-span communication by Loretta L Pecchioni( )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This innovative text emphasizes how communicative processes develop, are maintained, and change throughout the life span. Authors Loretta L. Pecchioni, Kevin B. Wright, and Jon F. Nussbaum examine specific communication processes from infancy through childhood and adolescence into middle age and later life." "This text has been developed for use in life-span communication courses and in interpersonal communication courses with a lifespan focus, at an advanced or graduate level. It is also appropriate for courses on family communication, aging, and language development, and it will serve as a supplemental text in psychology, family studies, personal relationships, linguistics, and language studies."--Jacket
The Routledge handbook of health communication by Teresa L Thompson( )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research on the relationships between communicative processes and health/health care delivery. This second edition of the Handbook has been organized to reflect the goals of health communication: understanding to make informed decisions and to promote formal and informal systems of care linked to health and well-being. It emphasizes work in such areas as barriers to disclosure in family conversations and medical interactions, access to popular media and advertising, and individual searches online for information and support to guide decisions and behaviors with health consequences. This edition also adds an overview of methods used in health communication and the unique challenges facing health communication researchers applying traditional methods to efforts to gain reliable and valid evidence about the role of communication for health. It introduces the promise of translational research being conducted by health communication researchers from multiple disciplines to form transdisciplinary theories and teams to increase the well-being of not only humans but the systems of care within their nations. Arguably the most comprehensive scholarly resource available for study in this area, the Routledge Handbook of Health Communication serves an invaluable role and reference for students, researchers, and scholars doing work in health communication.--Publisher website
Discourse and lifespan identity by Nikolas Coupland( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How are social development, maturation, aging, stability, and change reflected in human interaction and in social contexts? How, where, and when does age surface as a theme in everyday talk? What social rituals endorse our accepted views of "coming of age," "turning forty," "entering retirement," or generally "acting our age"? What can language achieve for us? A multidisciplinary cast of contributors answers such questions through empirical studies and theoretical interpretations. Provocative and accessibly written, this volume explores discursive practices in which age-related identities are formulated, challenged, or consolidated. From mother-daughter relationships to marital communication, Discourse and Lifespan Identity takes a dynamic view of lifespan development in today's culture. Discourse and Lifespan Identity offers valuable information to students and professionals of interpersonal communication, speech communication, social psychology, developmental psychology, aging, and sociology"--Publisher description
Life-span communication : normative processes( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life-Span Communication: Normative Processes is a unique collection of articles within the field of human communication. Twenty internationally recognized scholars have written original articles which stress communication as a developmental phenomenon. Each article is placed within a specific development phase. Each article is placed within the context of a normal life span. Each chapter does have meaning unto itself, yet, the purpose of this book is to emphasize that meaning inherent within any communicative act is bound by the point in one's life in which that act occurs
The handbook of lifespan communication( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fundamental assumptions of lifespan communication are that the very nature of human communication is developmental, and, to truly understand communication, change across time must be incorporated into existing theory and research. Beginning with chapters on lifespan communication theory and methodologies, chapters are then organized into the various phases of life: early childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, middle adulthood, and older adulthood. Top scholars across several disciplines have contributed to chapters within their domains of expertise, highlighting significant horizons that will guide researchers for years to come
Language, communication, and intergroup relations : a celebration of the scholarship of Howard Giles by Jake Harwood( )

8 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Language, Communication, and Intergroup Relations presents the current state of knowledge at the intersection of language, communication, and intergroup relations, drawing on interdisciplinary work from the fields of communication, social psychology, and sociolinguistics. Building from that existing work, it presents a series of provocative and innovative new directions in this area. The work is organized around a series of five themes: - Language and Culture - Intergroup Communication - Intergenerational Relations - Interpersonal Accommodation - Institutional Accommodation Within each theme, prominent scholars present reviews of the literature, which are followed by responses, reactions, and extensions from a multidisciplinary group of researchers. These responses often move beyond typical academic prose and engage with the material in novel ways, including graphical theoretical models, short personal reflections, and creative prose. It is essential reading for students and academics in the interdisciplinary fields of communication, language and social psychology"--
Communication at the end of life by Thomas Socha( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While health care at the end of life is changing, the language for talking about treatment options and patient preferences around the end of life is taking longer to change. This book carefully details the way language shapes decisions around end-of-life care. Using ethnographic research from two sites that offer emergency care and end-of-life care--a hospice and an emergency department--the author illustrates common themes around language use that serve as microcosms of the larger healthcare system in the United States. The sites have different purposes for providing care, yet the themes from both serve as guidance and reflection for other areas of caregiving. The language used to talk about death holds consequences and opportunities for understanding and making decisions about care practices. This book uses personal stories and perspectives from patients, family members, and medical workers to paint a picture of some of the issues and tensions individuals and caregivers face. With an aging population--one that represents a major public health challenge in the twenty-first century--Carey Candrian argues that examining the care we provide for individuals, especially aging individuals, is fundamental to creating a developed, ethical, and engaged society"--Publisher's description
Comunicación e intimidad : las relaciones íntimas a lo largo de la vida by Jon F Nussbaum( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

¿Qué es la intimidad? La intimidad es ... "calidez, satisfacción, proximidad, conexión, la intimidad es amistosa, conmovedora, cariñosa, es una unión espiritual, una unión emocional, es sentirse sano y salvo, es compartir la vida diaria, es un sentimiento de comprensión y una actitud paciente , es estar el uno por el otro, es ser compañeros y ser un equipo ... todo entrelazado ". Mantener y expresar intimidad es muy importante en nuestras vidas; sin embargo, no ha sido objeto de estudio científico hasta hace unos veinte años. Desde entonces, numerosos investigadores se han dedicado a documentar la naturaleza y la importancia de las relaciones íntimas a lo largo de todo el período vital. Hoy en día, la intimidad se entiende como un proceso comunicativo que implica la negociación constante del nivel, el tipo y la manifestación física de esta intimidad. La intimidad no es patrimonio de la juventud, pero sí, con el paso de los años, va cambiando el grado y la manera de expresarla. A lo largo de todo el periplo de cada vida humana, la intimidad es una experiencia insoslayable para el bienestar general y para la felicidad. Con la lectura de este libro veremos cuáles son los factores que ayudan a potenciarla y modifican su naturaleza: el género, las normas culturales, las habilidades interpersonales y las limitaciones físicas. En este libro se debaten, pues, las barreras culturales, psicológicas, médicas y comunicativas para lograr y mantener la intimidad
Communication across the life span by Michael Haley( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As we grow up and grow old, embrace new experiences, try new roles, and adopt new technologies, our senses of time, space, connection, and identity are fundamentally explored through communication. Why, how, with whom, and to what end humans communicate reflect and shape our ever-changing life span position. And while the «life span» can be conceived as a continuum, it is also one hinged by critical junctures and bound by cultural differences that can be better understood through communication. The chapters in this collection, chosen from among the invited plenary speakers, top research papers, and ideas discussed in San Juan, explore the multiple ways communication affects, reflects, and directs our life transition. Capturing the richness and diversity of scholarship presented at the conference, chapters explore communication technologies that define a generation; communication and successful aging; stereotyping and family communication; sexual communication and physiological measurement; life span communication and the digital divide; and home-based care contexts across the world, among others
Oxford research encyclopedias( )

in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication combines the speed & flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing
Readings in communication research methods : from theory to practice by Jon F Nussbaum( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The readings in the anthology Readings in Communication Research Methods are written by communication researchers who share true stories of how they use particular research methods within their own research programs. The book helps students understand how researchers face the numerous challenges of conducting communication research, and how they produce knowledge that adds to our theoretical understanding of communication. Students get a real sense of the many decisions made by researchers who are attempting to design and conduct research that follows the ideal steps outlined in textbooks. The
Les Relacions íntimes en la maduresa by Jon F Nussbaum( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Catalan and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of health communication by Teresa L Thompson( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook brings together the entire corpus of work available at the time of writing related to the study of health communication. It constitutes an effort to educate those new to this area, summarize work for those already learned in the area, and promote future research
Health-care decision making at the latter end of the lifespan by Jennifer E Ohs( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication and intimacy in older adulthood by Jon F Nussbaum( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Intergenerational communication across the life span
Intergenerational communication across the life spanCommunication and agingInterpersonal communication in older adulthood : interdisciplinary theory and researchAging, communication, and health : linking research and practice for successful agingLife-span communicationThe Routledge handbook of health communicationHandbook of health communication
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Nussbaum, John F. 1954-

Nussbaum, Jon 1954-

Nussbaum, Jon F.

English (205)

Spanish (8)

Catalan (4)