A lifetime of communication [electronic resource] : transformation through relational dialogues / Julie Yingling.

Yingling, Julie [Browse]
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.
1 online resource (437 p.)


LEA's series on personal relationships. [More in this series]
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A Lifetime of Communication explores the developmental processes that make for uniquely human change and growth. In this distinctive work, author Julie Yingling utilizes a single case example of a child, her parents, and other influential figures to demonstrate developmental interaction and transformational life events. Using relational and dialogic perspectives, Yingling follows the child from infancy into adolescence and adulthood, through the stages which the child acquires the means to communicate, to form and develop through relationships, to build human cognitive processes, and to
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-397) and indexes.
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  • Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; 1 Developmental Processes: A Brief Theoretical History; 2 Infant Development: Biological Endowments and Beyond; 3 Cocreating Self and Other: Influence and Reciprocity in the First 2 Years; 4 Creating a Mind: Dialogue in Symbols; 5 Early Relationships: Knowing the Other; 6 Childhood: Negotiating Competence Between Self and Other; 7 Adolescence: Flowers of Maturation, Seeds of Dialectics; 8 The College Years: Rhetorical Challenges at the Boundaries; 9 Young Adulthood: Romancing Other and Self; 10 Middle Adulthood: Nurturing and Relinquishing Youth
  • 11 Older Adulthood: Power in Drawing Together and Falling Apart12 Human Communication Futures: Beyond Dualities to Dialogic Consciousness; Glossary; References; Author Index; Subject Index
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