This series features cutting-edge scholarship--both authored books and edited collections--addressing the major issues in communication studies today.
Queer Communication Pedagogy
The Discourse of Special Populations Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice
Communication, Advocacy, and Work/Family Balance
Edited By Giuliana Sorce
November 25, 2021
This book examines the central role media and communication play in the activities of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) around the globe, how NGOs communicate with key publics, engage stakeholders, target political actors, enable input from civil society, and create participatory opportunities....
Edited By Lluís Mas-Manchón
October 08, 2020
This book addresses innovative and new aspects of branding and advertising communication, by drawing on a broad, interdisciplinary range of theories, methods and techniques– from body image, identity and mental imagery, to self-exposure and LCM4P – intersecting with branding and advertising ...
By Chris Demaske
October 07, 2020
Free Speech and Hate Speech in the United States explores the concept and treatment of hate speech in light of escalating social tensions in the global twenty-first century, proposing a shift in emphasis from the negative protection of individual rights toward a more positive support of social ...
Edited By Paaige K. Turner, Soumia Bardhan, Tracey Quigley Holden, Eddah M. Mutua
December 12, 2019
Globalization and the resulting internationalization of universities is driving change in teaching, learning, and what it means to be educated. This book provides exemplars of how the Communication discipline and curriculum are responding to the demands of globalization and contributing to the ...
Edited By Margaret U. D'Silva, Ahmet Atay
December 09, 2019
This book examines the complex and multidimensional relationship between culture and social media, and its specific impact on issues of identity and social movements, in a globalized world. Contemporary cyber culture involves communication among people who are culturally, nationally, and ...
Edited By Ahmet Atay, Sandra L. Pensoneau-Conway
October 30, 2019
This book addresses queer issues and current events from a communication perspective to articulate a queer communication pedagogy. Through putting communication pedagogy and queer studies into dialogue, the book investigates how queer theory and critical communication pedagogy intersect in ...
Edited By Ahmet Atay, Margaret U. D'Silva
February 28, 2019
This book focuses on mediated intercultural communication in the context of globalization. Analyzing social and traditional media using qualitative, interpretive, and critical and cultural perspectives, contributors engage with diverse topics - ranging from hybrid identities in different ...
Edited By Romy Fröhlich
November 05, 2018
This book focuses on the social process of conflict news production and the emergence of public discourse on war and armed conflict. Its contributions combine qualitative and quantitative approaches through interview studies and computer-assisted content analysis and apply a unique comparative and ...
Edited By Dawn Marie D. McIntosh, Dreama G. Moon, Thomas K. Nakayama
October 10, 2018
The field of communication offers the study of whiteness a focus on discourse which directs its attention to the everyday experiences of whiteness through regimes of truth, embodied acts, and the deconstruction of mediated texts. This book takes an intersectional approach to whiteness studies, ...
Edited By Ahmet Atay, Diana Trebing
October 03, 2017
The term "special population" occupies a particular purpose and has a particular role in the discourse of higher education. This book uses the term as an umbrella term for any student who tends to be underrepresented on college campuses and has a very specific set of unique needs: among others, ...
By Viorela Dan
September 21, 2017
Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then ...
By Jenny Dixon
June 27, 2017
This book presents an understanding of work-family balance for working adults belonging to a number of different family structures (e.g. single and/or childfree adults, LGBT couples, families with female breadwinners). It contends that family structure should serve as a way of thinking about ...