Communication Yearbook 24, originally published in 2001 comprises essays that address the current status of theory and research in each division and interest group of the International Communication Association (ICA). It focusses on the following questions: What are the parameters of the division/interest group, and what is the relationship of the division within other groups? What are the major theories used, and what research is there to support these theories?What are the major lines of research, and what are the main issues with which scholars must cope in the twenty-first century?
1. Thinking About the Future of Communication Studies Stanley A. Deetz and Linda L. Putnam 2. Information Systems Division: Intrapersonal, Meaning, Attitude, and Social Systems Michael A. Shapiro, Annie Lang, Mark A. Hamilton and Noshir S. Contractor 3. Interpersonal Communication Research: An Overview Michael E. Roloff and Lefki Anastasiou 4. Mass Communication Research at the Dawn of the 21st Century Alan M. Rubin and Paul M. Haridakis 5. Organizational Communication Research: Key Moments, Central Concerns, and Future Challenges James R. Taylor, Andrew J. Flanagin, George Cheney and David R. Siebold 6. Mapping the Domain of Intercultural Communication: An Overview Young Yun Kim 7. "We are All Natives Now": An Overview of International and Development Communication Research Sandra Barman, Hemant Shah and Jo Ellen Fair 8. Political Communication Research and the Mutations of Democracy David L. Swanson 9. Instructional and Developmental Communication Theory and Research in the 1990s: Extending the Agenda for the 21st Century Jennifer H. Waldeck, Patricia Kearney and Timothy G. Plax 10. The Evolution and Advancement of Health Communication Inquiry Gary L. Kreps 11. Ambivalence in the "New Positivism" for the Philosophy of Communication: The Problem of Communication and Communication and Communicating Subjects Ed McLuskie 12. Bridging the Subdisciplines: An Overview of Communication and Technology Research Leah A. Lievrouw, Erik P. Bucy, T. Andrew Finn, Wolfgang Frindte, Richard A. Gershon, Caroline Haythornthwaite, Thomas Köhler, J Michel Metz and S. Shyam Sundar 13. Popular Communication in the Contemporary Age Barbie Zelizer 14. Public Relations: An Emerging Social Science Enters the New Millennium Gabriel M. Vasquez and Maureen Taylor 15. The Complexities of Feminism in Communication Scholarship Today Linda Aldoory and Elizabeth L. Toth 16. Language and Social Interaction: Taking Stock and Looking Forward Ann Weatherall, Cynthia Gallois and Jeffrey Pittam 17. Core Research Traditions Within Language and Social Interaction Robert E. Sanders, Kristine L. Fitch and Anita Pomerantz 18. Underestimating Our Own Weight? The Scope and Impact of Communication Research on Public Policy Dale Kunkel and Wendy Jo Maynard Farinola 19. Camera as Witness, Image as Sign: The Study of Visual Communication in Communication Research Michael Griffin 20. Queer Communication Studies Lisa Henderson