Communication: Communication History

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • 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 Public Relations & 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 David Crowley, 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

  • Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education: American Women Learn to Speak book cover

    Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education

    American Women Learn to Speak, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gold, Catherine L. Hobbs

    Historians of rhetoric have long worked to recover women's education in reading and writing, but have only recently begun to explore women's speaking practices, from the parlor to the platform to the varied types of institutions where women learned elocutionary and oratorical skills in preparation…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Public Relations and Religion in American History: Evangelism, Temperance, and Business book cover

    Public Relations and Religion in American History

    Evangelism, Temperance, and Business, 1st Edition

    By Margot Opdycke Lamme

    Winner of The American Journalism Historians Association Book of the Year Award, 2015 This study of American public relations history traces evangelicalism to corporate public relations via reform and the church-based temperance movement. It encompasses a leading evangelical of the Second Great…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Understanding Communication: The Signifying Web book cover

    Understanding Communication

    The Signifying Web, 1st Edition

    By David Crowley

    Originally published in 1983. The conventions, institutions and practices of communication today are issues of great concern to all. Using a dual approach, this book evaluates communication today in all its facets. On the one hand, an investigation of communication can be viewed as an intellectual…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication book cover

    Women Making Meaning

    New Feminist Directions in Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lana F. Rakow

    Originally published in 1992. This book captures the dynamic confluence of feminist and communication scholarship by setting out some of the provocative questions that mark this intersection. Several of the essays in the book are theoretical in nature, and consider the changing complexion of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

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