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2017 & 2018 Communication Studies Titles for Review

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January 2018

  • 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

  • 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
    Focal Press

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-01-09
    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