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2017 & 2018 Communication Studies Titles for Review

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January - March 2018

  • Communicating Science and Technology Through Online Video

    Researching a New Media Phenomenon

    Edited by Bienvenido León, Michael Bourk

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” in the Age of Pseudocracy

    By Hans Ostrom, William Haltom

    Orwell’s "Politics and the English Language" in the Age of Pseudocracy visits the essay as if for the first time, clearing away lore about the essay and responding to the prose itself. It shows how many of Orwell’s rules and admonitions are far less useful than they are famed to be, but it also…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Communicating Project Management

    A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams

    By Benjamin Lauren

    Communicating Project Management argues that the communication practices of project managers have necessarily become participatory, made up of complex strategies and processes solidly grounded in rhetorical concepts. The book draws on case studies across organizational contexts and combines…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Communication Law

    Practical Applications in the Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Dom Caristi, William R Davie

    Now in its second edition, Communication Law: Practical Applications in the Digital Age is an engaging and accessible text that brings a fresh approach to the fundamentals of mass media law. Designed for students of communication that are new to law, this volume presents its readers with key…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Persuasion

    Social Influence and Compliance Gaining, 6th Edition

    By Robert H Gass, John S Seiter

    Now in its sixth edition, Persuasion: Social Influence and Compliance Gaining continues to boast an accessible voice and vibrant aesthetic that appeals to undergraduate students of communication, psychology, advertising, and marketing. In addition to presenting established theories and models, this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • A Relational Model of Public Discourse

    The African Philosophy of Ubuntu

    By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • The Press Clause and Digital Technology's Fourth Wave

    Media Law and the Symbiotic Web

    By Jared Schroeder

    During the first part of the twenty-first century, bloggers, citizen journalists, social media users, Yelp reviewers, and a myriad of other communicators have found themselves facing defamation, privacy, campaign finance, and other lawsuits as a result of the messages they have communicated. In…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Law and Policy

  • Television Fundamentals

    By John Watkinson

    Television today means moving pictures in colour with sound, brought to the viewer by terrestrial or satellite broadcast, cable or recording medium. The technique and processes necessary to create, record, deliver and display television pictures form the major part of this book.Television…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Posthuman Praxis in Technical Communication

    Edited by Kristen R. Moore, Daniel P. Richards

    This collection, aimed at scholars, teachers, and practitioners in technical communication, focuses on the praxis-based connections between technical communication and theoretical movements that have emerged in the past several decades, namely new materialism and posthumanism. It provides a much…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment

    Edited by H. Dan O'Hair

    Broadcast media has a particular fascination with stories that involve risk and health crisis events—disease outbreaks, terrorist acts, and natural disasters—contexts where risk and health communication play a critical role. An evolving media landscape introduces both challenges and opportunities…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Interviewing in a Changing World

    Situations and Contexts, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan H. Amsbary, Larry Powell

    Interviewing in a Changing World offers students the broadest coverage of interviewing available today by including several unique interview situations. Students begin to develop a better understanding of how to utilize strong interviewing skills in several different settings, as this text…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Listening

    Processes, Functions, and Competency, 2nd Edition

    By Debra L. Worthington, Margaret E. Fitch-Hauser

    Listening: Processes, Functions, and Competency, Second Edition explores the role of listening as an essential element in human communication. The book addresses listening as a cognitive process, as a social function, and as a critical professional competency. Blending theory with practical…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11
    Routledge

  • Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the Public Interest

    By Jane Johnston

    In this book, Johnston seeks to put the public interest onto the public relations ‘radar’, arguing the need for its clear articulation into mainstream public relations discourse. This book examines literature from a range of fields and disciplines to develop a clearer understanding of the concept,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge