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2017 Communication Studies Titles for Review

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  • 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…

    Hardback – 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

  • Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing

    7th Edition

    By Frank Barnas

    Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Focal Press

  • Communication, Advocacy, and Work/Family Balance

    By Jenny Dixon

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Social Media and Crisis Communication

    Edited by Lucinda L. Austin, Yan Jin

    Social Media and Crisis Communication provides a unique and timely contribution to the field of crisis communication by addressing how social media are influencing the practice of crisis communication. The book, with a collection of chapters contributed by leading communication researchers, covers…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Turn Up the Volume

    A Down and Dirty Guide to Podcasting

    By Michael O'Connell

    Turn Up the Volume equips journalism students, professionals, and others interested in producing audio content with the know-how necessary to launch a podcast for the first time. It addresses the unique challenges beginner podcasters face in producing professional level audio for online…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Public Speaking

    Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition

    By Nathan Crick

    Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, Third Edition offers students an innovative approach to public speaking by employing the rhetorical canon as a means of constructing artful speech in a multi-mediated environment. It provides a foundation to guide students in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12
    Routledge

  • Exploring Communication Theory

    Making Sense of Us

    By Kory Floyd, Paul Schrodt, Larry Erbert, Angela Trethewey

    This text presents and explains theories from the epistemological perspectives of the researchers who use them. Rather than representing a specific theoretical paradigm (social scientific, interpretive, or critical), the author team presents the three major paradigms in one text, each writing in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09
    Routledge

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Professional Communication and Network Interaction

    A Rhetorical and Ethical Approach

    By Heidi A. McKee, James E. Porter

    Digital technologies and social media have changed the processes, products, and interactions of professional communication, reshaping how, when, with whom, and where business professionals communicate. This book examines these changes by asking: How does rhetorical theory need to adapt and develop…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures offers a thorough overview of the most influential essays on rhetorical tropes and figures, providing a solid foundation for understanding this area of study. The book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with essays on the development of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series