Communication: Communication Theory

  • Using Words and Things: Language and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research book cover

    Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L. F. Lee

    A comparative approach to media and communication research plays an important, if not indispensable, role in achieving a core mission of researchers: to delimit the generality and specificity of media and communication theories, enabling researchers to more readily identify the influence of social,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication book cover

    Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate, in the relationship between humour, identity and offence. Increasingly reductive and politically-charged; right-wing pundits argue leftist politics has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Applied Mass Communication Theory: A Guide for Media Practitioners book cover

    Applied Mass Communication Theory

    A Guide for Media Practitioners, 2nd Edition

    By Jack Rosenberry, Lauren A. Vicker

    Applied Mass Communication Theory: A Guide for Media Practitioners, 2nd Edition bridges a review of theory to the contemporary work of media professionals. The text provides a framework for constructing an undergraduate research project. It also presents vital chronological information on the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction: Insights from Conversation Analysis book cover

    Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction

    Insights from Conversation Analysis

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Pedagogical interaction can be observed through many different landscapes, such as the graduate seminar, the writing skills center, the after-school literacy program, adult ESL classrooms, and post-observation conferences. By viewing these settings through the lens of conversation analysis, this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication book cover

    Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Stephen M. Croucher

    What is intercultural communication? How does perspective shape a person’s definition of the key tenets of the term and the field? These are the core questions explored by this accessible global introduction to intercultural communication. Each chapter explores the topic from a different geographic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Communication Theory: Making Sense of Us book cover

    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 – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis: The Creel Century book cover

    Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century

    By Phil Graham

    This book traces a century of militarised communication that began in the US in April, 1917 with the institution of the Committee on Public Information (CPI), headed by George Creel and tasked with persuading a divided US public to enter World War I. The book argues that the CPI’s influence…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice: From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics book cover

    Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice

    From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics

    By Charles Marsh

    Modern approaches to public relations cluster into three camps along a continuum: conflict-oriented egoism, e.g. forms of contingency theory that focus almost exclusively on the wellbeing of an entity; redressed egoism, e.g. subsidies to redress PR’s egoistic nature; and forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Gatekeeping in Transition book cover

    Gatekeeping in Transition

    Edited by Tim P. Vos, François Heinderyckx

    Much of what journalism scholars thought they knew about gatekeeping—about how it is that news turns out the way it does—has been called into question by the recent seismic economic and technological shifts in journalism. These shifts come with new kinds of gatekeepers, new routines of news…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • Defining Sport Communication book cover

    Defining Sport Communication

    By Andrew C. Billings

    Defining Sport Communication is a comprehensive resource addressing core topics and issues, including humanistic, organizational, relational, and mediated approaches to the study of sport communication. It provides foundational work in sport communication for students and scholars, reflecting the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

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