Enhancing Intercultural Communication in Organizations Insights from Project Advisers
Democracy, Populism, and Neoliberalism in Ukraine On the Fringes of the Virtual and the Real
Participatory Community Inquiry in the Opioid Epidemic A New Approach for Communities in Crisis
Communicating Aggression in a Megamedia World
Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context
Globalism and Gendering Cancer Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya
By Roos Beerkens, Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman, Roselinde Supheert, Jan Ten Thije
August 01, 2022
This book provides a qualitative analysis of the process of consultancy, to prove how intercultural communication can solve issues rising from multiculturalism in organizations and policymaking. Experts in intercultural consultancy examine 12 different cases from real situations, focusing on ...
By Olga Baysha
December 10, 2021
This book explores the reasons behind the unexpected rise to power of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian with no political background, and offers an in-depth analysis of the populist messages he delivered to the Ukrainian people via his TV show. Taking a discourse ...
By Craig T. Maier
October 21, 2021
This book explores a research project focused on finding a community-level response to the opioid epidemic. Grounded in communication ethics, appreciative inquiry, and action research, this book contends that the opioid epidemic in the United States is as much a social disease as it is a ...
By Michael G. Strawser, Stephanie A. Smith, Bridget Rubenking
May 11, 2021
Multigenerational Communication in Organizations explores generational differences in the changing workplace from a communication perspective. Starting from the reality that a workplace can contain up to five different generations, these chapters examine topics like generational perceptions on the...
By Beata Sierocka
March 23, 2021
This book describes how, in the era of megamedia culture, aggression in communication constitutes a threat to the communication community. Based on the theoretical incorporation of transcendental pragmatics, the book explores how conceptualizing the phenomena of megamedia aggression from this ...
By Melba Vélez Ortiz
February 28, 2020
Maatian Ethics in a Communication Context explores the ethical principle of Maat: the guiding principle of harmony and order that permeated classical African political and civil life. The book provides a rigorous, communication-focused account of the ethical wisdom ancient Africans cultivated...
By Miriam O'Kane Mara
November 20, 2019
This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to uncover the link between gendered representations of health and cancer. The author argues that in western biomedical contexts cancer is considered a women’...
By Isaac Nahon-Serfaty
September 13, 2018
This book examines deformative transparency and its different manifestations in political communication, propaganda and public health. The objective is to present the theoretical foundations of deformative transparency, as grotesque and esperpentic transparency, and illustrate the validity of such ...
By Bienvenido León, Michael Bourk
March 26, 2018
Online video’s unique capacity to reach large audiences makes it a powerful tool to communicate science and technology to the general public. The outcome of the international research project "Videonline," this book provides a unique insight into the key elements of online science videos, such as ...
By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian
February 12, 2018
Contemporary democratic discourses are frequently, though not exclusively, characterized by an attitude of ‘pro and con' where the aim is to persuade others, a jury or an audience, of what is right and what is wrong. Challenging such procedures, this book teases out an alternative model of public ...