Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM): A Research Manual
by Natasha A Rascon and Stephen Littlejohn
Taos Institute Publications, 2017
Paperback, 82 pages
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM): A Research Manual invites those who are interested, intrigued, or invested in CMM to explore the theory as method. Through conversations, Rascon and Littlejohn discussed the many research possibilities and created a manual that offers several frameworks for practical research. The manual provides contexts for applying CMM tools and models as well as many examples from researchers and professionals. Those who have been introduced to CMM and are interested in discovering possibilities for their research and practical interests at any level should enjoy the offerings of this book.
About the Authors:
Natasha A Rascon, PhD, is an instructor of Communication at Indiana State University. Her research interests include utilizing CMM in a variety of contexts, including community engagement and health care. Rascon was invited to ask good questions and explore CMM as an undergraduate student. She furthered her knowledge as a Master's student and utilized CMM in her doctoral dissertation. Since 2008, she has embodied a CMM worldview and sees the world as a CMMer.
Stephen Littlejohn, PhD, is an emeritus professor of communication at Humboldt State University and emeritus lecturer of communication and journalism at the University of New Mexico. He has written extensively about communication theory, conflict, and communication. Stephen was an early contributor to CMM and has applied the theory to his work for nearly 40 years.
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