Gaining face, maintaining face and losing face all have numerous implications in the management of close relationships. This thorough review of research focuses on self-presentational aspects of communication in intimate relationships - `facework'.
The authors make a compelling case for facework as fundamental to any stage of a relationship, and in a clear and humorous manner offer insight into how to deal with problematic situations occurring in close relationships.
|Face Management in Interpersonal Relationships|
|Managing Vulnerability in Escalating Relationships|
|Managing Problematic Episodes in Established Relationships|
|Facework in Relationship Disengagement|
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Series: Sage Series on Close Relationships
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1st June 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.01 x 15.39 x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.2