Communication: Communication History

  • Evolutionary Communication: An Introduction book cover

    Evolutionary Communication

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By James Lull

    Evolutionary Communication presents the first comprehensive evolutionary approach to the study of human communication. Presuming no specialized knowledge of evolutionary theory, this reader-friendly textbook explains why and how communication became the determining factor in human development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • African American Communication: Exploring Identity and Culture book cover

    African American Communication

    Exploring Identity and Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald L. Jackson II, Amber L. Johnson, Michael L. Hecht, Sidney A. Ribeau

    Now in its third edition, this text examines how African Americans personally and culturally define themselves and how that definition informs their communication habits, practices, and norms. This edition includes new chapters that highlight discussions of gender and sexuality, intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Origins and Traditions of Organizational Communication: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Field book cover

    Origins and Traditions of Organizational Communication

    A Comprehensive Introduction to the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne M. Nicotera

    Origins and Traditions of Organizational Communication provides a sophisticated overview of the fundamentals of organizational communication as a field of study, examining the field’s foundations and providing an assessment of the field to date, explaining and demonstrating a communicational…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Microhistories of Communication Studies: Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives book cover

    Microhistories of Communication Studies

    Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    The story of an academic discipline is usually conveyed in grand movements and long spans, but it can also be told through the lives of individual scholars, through the development of specialties, through the creation and change of departments, and through the formation and transformation of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Comparative Rhetoric: The Art of Traversing Rhetorical Times, Places, and Spaces book cover

    Comparative Rhetoric

    The Art of Traversing Rhetorical Times, Places, and Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by LuMing Mao

    Rhetoric and Communication scholars have recently made notable advances in discovering and/or recovering rhetorical practices of various under-represented and under-recognized cultures. Building on this growing body of scholarship, this book initiates a new line of interdisciplinary inquiry. By…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Rhetoric Society Quarterly

  • The Cultural Authority of Science: Comparing across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas book cover

    The Cultural Authority of Science

    Comparing across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin W Bauer, Petra Pansegrau, Rajesh Shukla

    The cultural authority of science is the authority that is granted to science in any particular context. This authority is as much a matter of image and perceived legitimacy as of statutory guarantee. However, while authority can be charismatic, based on tradition or based on competence, we would…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Public Relations in Japan: Evolution of Communication Management in a Culture of Lifetime Employment book cover

    Public Relations in Japan

    Evolution of Communication Management in a Culture of Lifetime Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tomoki Kunieda, Koichi Yamamura, Junichiro Miyabe

    Despite its rapid economic development, Japan lacks a large public relations industry and its role is viewed very differently from its Western counterparts. PR functions are handled predominantly in-house and a degree in a PR field is not a hiring requirement for those agencies which do operate.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Communication in History: Stone Age Symbols to Social Media book cover

    Communication in History

    Stone Age Symbols to Social Media, 7th Edition

    By Peter Urquhart, Paul Heyer

    Now in its 7th edition, Communication in History reveals how media has been influential in both maintaining social order and as powerful agents of change. Thirty-eight contributions from a wide range of voices offer instructors the opportunity to customize their courses while challenging students…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric: The Longue Duree of Black Voices book cover

    The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric

    The Longue Duree of Black Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young, Michelle Bachelor Robinson

    The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric is a comprehensive compendium of primary texts that is designed for use by students, teachers, and scholars of rhetoric and for the general public interested in the history of African American communication. The volume and its companion website…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • On African-American Rhetoric book cover

    On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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