Communication: Communication Theory

  • 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 – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge

  • 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. Creel achieved an historic feat of communication…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • 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 – 2017-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • 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 – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Just Relationships

    Living Out Social Justice as Mentor, Family, Friend, and Lover

    By Douglas L. Kelley

    Bringing a social justice lens to daily interpersonal relationships, Just Relationships offers a perspective on existing social science theory that demonstrates how our personal relationships should be grounded in fairness and justice. Douglas Kelley utilizes concepts from a variety of academic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age

    Edited by Steen Steensen, Laura Ahva

    Given the interdisciplinary nature of digital journalism studies and the increasingly blurred boundaries of journalism, there is a need within the field of journalism studies to widen the scope of theoretical perspectives and approaches. Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age discusses new avenues…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations

    Edited by Jacquie L'Etang, David McKie, Nancy Snow, Jordi Xifra

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground-breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being

    International Perspectives on Theory and Research on Positive Media Effects

    Edited by Leonard Reinecke, Mary Beth Oliver

    The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research. The volume provides a multifaceted perspective on the beneficial as well as the detrimental effects of media exposure on psychological health…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Communication Science Theory and Research

    An Advanced Introduction

    By Marina Krcmar, David R. Ewoldsen, Ascan Koerner

    This volume provides a graduate-level introduction to communication science, including theory and scholarship for masters and PhD students as well as practicing scholars. The work defines communication, reviews its history, and provides a broad look at how communication research is conducted. It…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Communication Yearbook 40

    Edited by Elisia L. Cohen

    Communication Yearbook 40 completes four decades of publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays. In the final Communication Yearbook volume, editor Elisia L. Cohen includes chapters representing international and interdisciplinary scholarship, demonstrating the broad global…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03
    Routledge

  • Autoethnography and the Other

    Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives

    By Tami Spry

    Challenging the critique of autoethnography as overly focused on the self, Tami Spry calls for a performative autoethnography that both unsettles the "I" and represents the Other with equal commitment. Expanding on her popular book Body, Paper, Stage, Spry uses a variety of examples, literary forms…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

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