ERIC Number: EJ583553
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Bridging the Mass-Interpersonal Divide: Synthesis Scholarship in "HCR."
O'Sullivan, Patrick B.
Human Communication Research, v25 n4 p569-88 Jun 1999
Notes that the history of the communication field has been marked by theoretical fragmentation, identity crises, and disciplinary isolation. Assesses this journal's contribution to synthesis scholarship and compares it to similar efforts in other national journals. Examines how new communication technologies are intensifying the need for scholars to construct theory that transcends outmoded levels of analysis. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special 100th Issue: Analyses of "Human Communication Research" and the Communication Discipline.