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2017 Communication Studies Titles for Review

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  • Documentary Media

    History, Theory, Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Broderick Fox

    In a digital moment where both the democratizing and totalitarian possibilities of media are unprecedented, the need for complex, ethical, and imaginative documentary media—for you, the reader of this book to think, question, and create—is vital. Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned practitioner…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Political Communication

    Media and Politics in a Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    What impact do news and political advertising have on us? How do candidates use media to persuade us as voters? Are we informed adequately about political issues? Do twenty-first-century political communications measure up to democratic ideals? The Dynamics of Political Communication: Media and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Special Populations

    Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by Ahmet Atay, Diana Trebing

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Successful Nonverbal Communication

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Michael Eaves, Dale G. Leathers

    Successful Nonverbal Communication: Principles and Applications demonstrates how knowledge of nonverbal messages can affect successful communication in the real world. Now with fifteen chapters, the fifth edition draws students in through applications of the latest nonverbal communication research…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Communication Research Methods in Postmodern Culture

    A Revisionist Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Larry Z. Leslie

    The second edition of Communication Research Methods in Postmodern Culture continues to explore research from a postmodern perspective. Typical qualitative and quantitative research methods are adjusted to fit the needs of contemporary culture. Each chapter is updated with new information and fresh…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Agency of Organizing

    Perspectives and Case Studies

    Edited by Boris H. J. M. Brummans

    The Agency of Organizing explains why the notion of agency is central to understanding what organizations are, how they come into existence, continue to exist, or fade away, and how they function. Written by leading organizational communication scholars, the chapters in this edited volume present…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Among Cultures

    The Challenge of Communication, 3rd Edition

    By Bradford J. Hall, Patricia O. Covarrubias, Kristin A. Kirschbaum

    Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Engaging Theories in Family Communication

    Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Elizabeth A. Suter, Kory Floyd

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing on theories originating both within the communication discipline and in allied disciplines. Contributors write in their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Mixed Media

    Moral Distinctions in Advertising, Public Relations, and Journalism, 3rd Edition

    By Tom Bivins

    Mixed Media offers students of journalism, advertising, and public relations the tools for making ethical and moral decisions within their professional disciplines. Covering both ethical theory and its practical application to the media professions, Mixed Media serves as an indispensable starting…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Scientific and Medical Communication

    A Guide for Effective Practice

    By Scott A. Mogull

    Scientific and Medical Communication: A Guide for Effective Practice prepares readers to effectively communicate in professional scientific communities. The material in this book is firmly grounded in more than 500 published research findings and editorials by scientific writers, authors, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Writing Hollywood

    The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • Analyze, Organize, Write

    By Arthur Whimbey

    This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Instructional Communication

    Rhetorical and Relational Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Marian L Houser, Angela Hosek

    The Handbook of Instructional Communication offers a comprehensive collection of theory and research focusing on the role and effects of communication in instructional environments. Now in its Second Edition, the handbook covers an up-to-date array of topics that includes social identity,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge

  • Permanently Online, Permanently Connected

    Living and Communicating in a POPC World

    Edited by Peter Vorderer, Dorothée Hefner, Leonard Reinecke, Christoph Klimmt

    Permanently Online, Permanently Connected establishes the conceptual grounds needed for a solid understanding of the permanently online/permanently connected phenomenon, its causes and consequences, and its applied implications. Due to the diffusion of mobile devices, the ways people communicate…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication

    10th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton R. Stewart

    Now in its tenth edition, The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Organizational Moral Learning

    A Communication Approach

    By Ryan S. Bisel

    Extensive work in psychology and neuroscience reveals that individuals are born with moral intuitions, and this volume capitalizes on that recent insight to provide a new perspective on how to lead organizational ethics. Organizational Moral Learning presents communication-based recommendations for…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge

  • Why I'm a Journalist

    Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

    Edited by Aaron Chimbel

    Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question — why be a journalist?&…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

    11th Edition

    By Brian S. Brooks, James L. Pinson

    The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence remains the most comprehensive and widely used text on editing in journalism. This latest edition continues to shift the focus toward online multimedia as more and more people get their news that way. Amid these changes, the authors continue to stress…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge

  • Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon, J. Blake Scott

    This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health and medicine as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge

  • Theorizing Digital Rhetoric

    Edited by Aaron Hess, Amber Davisson

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric takes up the intersection of rhetorical theory and digital technology to explore the ways in which rhetoric is challenged by new technologies and how rhetorical theory can illuminate discursive expression in digital contexts. The volume combines complex rhetorical theory…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • Online Communication

    Linking Technology, Identity, & Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew F. Wood

    Online Communication provides an introduction to both the technologies of the Internet Age and their social implications. This innovative and timely textbook brings together current work in communication, political science, philosophy, popular culture, history, economics, and the humanities to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge

  • News Now

    Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age

    By Susan Green

    Debuting in its first edition News Now: Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age helps today's broadcast journalism students prepare for a mobile, interactive, and highly competitive workplace. The authors, all faculty members of the prestigious Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12
    Focal Press

  • Renovating Your Writing

    Shaping Ideas and Arguments into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Kallan

    Renovating Your Writing outlines the principles of effective composition by focusing on the essential skill set and mindset every successful writer must possess. Now in its second edition, this novel text provides readers with unique strategies for crafting and revising their writing, whether for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Mass Communication Theories

    Explaining Origins, Processes, and Effects

    By Melvin DeFleur

    Mass Communication Theories: Explaining Origins, Processes, and Effects explores mass communication theories within the social and cultural context that influenced their origins. An intimate examination of the lives and times of prominent mass communication theorists both past and present bring the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07
    Routledge