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2017 Communication Studies Titles for Review

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  • Topic-Driven Environmental Rhetoric

    Edited by Derek G. Ross

    Common topics and commonplaces help develop arguments and shape understanding. When used in argumentation, they may help interested parties more effectively communicate valuable information. The purpose of this edited collection on topics of environmental rhetoric is to fill gaps in scholarship…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Communication Research Methodology

    A Strategic Approach to Applied Research

    By Gary Pettey, Cheryl Campanella Bracken, Elizabeth B. Pask

    This introduction to communication research methods takes the student from the conceptual beginnings of a research project through the design and analysis. Emphasizing the correct questions to ask and how to approach the answers, authors Gary Petty, Cheryl Campanella Bracken, and Elizabeth Babin…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Teachers on the Edge

    The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017

    Edited by John Boe, David Masiel, Eric Schroeder, Lisa Sperber

    For over 25 years, the journal Writing on the Edge has published interviews with influential writers, teachers, and scholars. Now, Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in writing studies, forming an accessible survey of the modern…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer

    By Nurit Guttman

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Advanced Public Speaking

    A Leader's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Hostetler, Mary L. Kahl

    Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide is a comprehensive textbook designed to serve as a speech-making reference for upper-level undergraduate students. Now in its second edition, this volume offers brand new classroom-tested chapter assignments, updated examples, and new content on speaking…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge

  • Electronic Media

    Then, Now, and Later, 3rd Edition

    By Norman J. Medoff, Barbara Kaye

    Electronic Media: Then, Now, and Later provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting and the subsequent advancements into digital media. The Then, Now, and Later approach focuses on how past innovations laid the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10
    Focal Press

  • The Dynamics of Persuasion

    Communication and Attitudes in the Twenty-First Century, 6th Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    The Dynamics of Persuasion has been a staple resource for teaching persuasion for nearly two decades. Author Richard M. Perloff speaks to students in a style that is engaging and informational, explaining key theories and research as well as providing timely and relevant examples. The companion…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Work Pressures

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Dawna Ballard, Matthew McGlone

    Work Pressures fills the void of research on the nature of pressures on individuals in the workplace. It offers a broad view of how work pressures can compromise the performance and vitality of individuals and their organizations. The contributions to this volume not only confirm communication’s…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Organization as Communication

    Perspectives in Dialogue

    Edited by Steffen Blaschke, Dennis Schoeneborn

    The idea that communication constitutes organization (CCO) provides a unique perspective to organization studies by highlighting the fundamental and formative role of communication for organizational phenomena of various kinds. The book features original works that address the idea of organization…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk

    A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis

    By Jo Mackiewicz

    Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Mass Media and Health

    Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment

    By Kim Walsh-Childers

    Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and the nature of the outcomes. Author Kim Walsh-Childers helps…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Focus Groups

    Applying Communication Theory through Design, Facilitation, and Analysis

    By Christine Davis

    Despite the fact that focus groups are an ideal research tool for studying and employing group communication in action, many research practitioners and scholars have missed the opportunity to utilize them to their maximum benefit. Few researchers have the skills that enable them to approach focus…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Argumentation

    Analysis and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Frans H. van Eemeren, A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    This work delves into the act of reporting on different cultures as a means of exploring our own. The way culture is presented to the media highlights various international and intercultural dynamics, as well as the complexity involved in reporting from a cultural standpoint. Reporting Cultures in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Defining Sport Communication

    By Andrew C. Billings

    Defining Sport Communication is a comprehensive resource addressing core topics and issues, including humanistic, organizational, relational, and mediated approaches to the study of sport communication. It provides foundational work in sport communication for students and scholars, reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Standing Up, Speaking Out

    Stand-Up Comedy and the Rhetoric of Social Change

    Edited by Matthew R. Meier, Casey R. Schmitt

    In recent decades, some of the most celebrated and culturally influential American oratorical performances have come not from political leaders or religious visionaries, but from stand-up comics. Even though comedy and satire have been addressed by rhetorical scholarship in recent decades, little…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge

  • Just Relationships

    Living Out Social Justice as Mentor, Family, Friend, and Lover

    By Douglas L. Kelley

    Bringing a social justice lens to daily interpersonal relationships, Just Relationships offers a perspective on existing social science theory that demonstrates how our personal relationships should be grounded in fairness and justice. Douglas Kelley utilizes concepts from a variety of academic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Solo Video Journalist

    Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

    By Matt Pearl

    It is becoming increasingly important for television reporters to be proficient in many, if not all, of the steps in production. The Solo Video Journalist will make handling all these responsibilities seem possible, and do so from the hands-on perspective of a current reporter with years of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Focal Press

  • The Moral Compass of Public Relations

    Edited by Brigitta R. Brunner

    The civic and moral responsibilities of public relations are hotly contested topics. While many researchers call for focusing on ethics in public relations, they concentrate on ethics in relation to how people do their jobs. In actuality, emphasis should move beyond professional codes of ethics to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • A Practical Guide to Graphics Reporting

    Information Graphics for Print, Web & Broadcast, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer George-Palilonis

    Since this book first published in 2006, the field of information visualization has changed dramatically. First, information visualization has exploded online and on other digital platforms. Second, information graphics reporting has encompassed nearly every sector of communication and business.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Focal Press