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Communication Theories

1st Edition

Edited by Paul Cobley


1,584 pages

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Hardback: 9780415331975
pub: 2006-03-21

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This remarkable four-volume collection brings together a range of essays at the cutting edge of, communication theory. Selections included provide in-depth theoretical analysis and overviews rather than specific study of phenomena within a given theoretical tradition.

The collection provides academics and students with access to a free-standing body of theoretical work which is applicable to a range of different topics within communications, media and cultural studies. Including a new introduction by Paul Cobley, a chronological table of articles and a full index, it is undoubtedly an exceptional and invaluable research resource.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Part 1. Models and Modelling Part 2. The Sign and Semiotics Volume 2: Part 3. Language: Representation and Dissemination Part 4. Pragmatics of Communication Volume 3: Part 5. Text and Genre Part 6. Representation, Discourse and Ideology Volume 4: Part 7. Mediated Communication Part 8. Encoding, Decoding and the Act of Reading Part 9. Communication and Cognition Part 10. Global Communication and Globalization

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

This extensive series from Routledge Major Works draws upon a broad range of academic interest within the diverse field of Media and Cultural Studies. The series explores key areas of research, such as Advertising and Radio and shines a spotlight on the study of Cinema, with collections analyzing the cinema of various geographic areas, including French Cinema and Chinese Cinema.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies