ERIC Number: EJ466767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Building a Discipline of Communication.
Shepherd, Gregory J.
Journal of Communication, v43 n3 p83-91 Sum 1993
Attributes the lack of disciplinary status accorded communication to the lack of ontological status granted the very idea of communication in modernity. Argues that the field should deny modernity's bifurcation by asserting that communication is foundational and attempt to forward a unique communication ontology. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Future of the Field--Between Fragmentation and Cohesion.