|About the Book|
A student-friendly, theoretically engaged application of communication ethics to a variety of communicative contextsVisit http: //www.communicast.info/fritz.mp3to hear Dr. Janie Fritz discuss her work in communication ethics literacy!ThisMoreA student-friendly, theoretically engaged application of communication ethics to a variety of communicative contextsVisit http: //www.communicast.info/fritz.mp3to hear Dr. Janie Fritz discuss her work in communication ethics literacy!This comprehensive and engaging treatment of communication ethics combines student application and theoretical engagement. Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference reviews classic communication ethics approaches and extends the conversation about dialogue and difference in public and private life. Introducing communication ethics as a pragmatic survival skill in a world of difference, the authors offer a learning model that frames communication ethics as arising from a set of goods found within particular narratives, traditions, or virtue structures that guide human life. Key Features Identifies major metaphors in each chapter to promote student interest and allow for better comprehension of key concepts Applies theory to everyday life with examples drawn from multiple perspectives including education and personal as well as professional life Presents The Dialogic Learning Model as a framework for the book, offering guidelines for ethical decision making in each of several communicative contexts such as interpersonal, intercultural, and organizational Includes a humanities case study, Victor Hugos Les Miserables, as a classic example of ethical struggles that constitute the human condition Intended Audience This core text is designed for the undergraduate course in Communication Ethics, as well as other communication courses where ethics is a major portion of study.