Communication: Communication Theory

  • Neoliberalism book cover

    Neoliberalism

    By Julie Wilson

    Thanks to rise of neoliberalism over the past several decades, we live in an era of rampant anxiety, insecurity, and inequality. While neoliberalism has become somewhat of an academic buzzword in recent years, this book offers a rich and multilayered introduction to what is arguably the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages book cover

    Communication Theory

    A Journey Through the Ages

    By Igor E Klyukanov, Galina V Sinekopova

    Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages presents communication theory as a journey through history by way of asking engaged questions. Informed by contemporary problems, students explore theory up close through their own engaged questions. Encouraging intellectual vitality, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • China in Symbolic Communication book cover

    China in Symbolic Communication

    By Sui Yan

    What kinds of human individuals, events, things and commodities can best represent China? How have those representative symbols evolved in Chinese history? How have they been highlighted, disseminated and accepted? In this book, a full range of symbols and seemingly discrete social phenomena,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • The Patterns of Symbolic Communication book cover

    The Patterns of Symbolic Communication

    By Sui Yan

    With the classic semiotician Roland Barthes' ground-breaking research of semiotics, symbols are liberated from linguistics and extended to media research, which makes semiotics increasingly important especially in the present-day world dominated by new media. In this book, the author offers an…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the Corporate Persona: The Rise of the Affinitive Organization book cover

    Public Relations and the Corporate Persona

    The Rise of the Affinitive Organization

    By Burton Saint John III

    For much of the last century, large, predominantly US corporations used public relations to demonstrate that their missions resonated with dominant societal values. Through the construction and conveyance of the "corporate persona", they aimed to convince citizens that they share common aspirations…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • 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 offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    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 – 2017-05-30 
    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

  • 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, Second 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    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 United States 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. Creel achieved an historic feat of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

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