Communication: Communication Theory

  • 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Communication: Critical Debates and Global Contexts book cover

    Public Interest Communication

    Critical Debates and Global Contexts

    Edited by Jane Johnston, Magda Pieczka

    Communication has become the technology of public interest, demanding a re-examination of the key concept of public in both public relations and communication theory. This book defines a new concept of public interest communication, combining the conflict, negotiation and adaptation inherent in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse: Advancing Conversations Across Disciplines book cover

    Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse

    Advancing Conversations Across Disciplines

    Edited by Jennifer Dunn, Jimmie Manning

    Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse is a compelling, multi-disciplinary examination of some of the most-explored themes in contemporary feminist studies. The first half of the book advocates new approaches for theorizing about interdisciplinarity, intersectionality, critical race theory,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Journalism Studies book cover

    The Handbook of Journalism Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Thomas Hanitzsch

    This Handbook charts the growing area of journalism studies, exploring the current state of theory and setting an agenda for future research in an international context. The volume is structured around theoretical and empirical approaches, and covers scholarship on news production and organizations…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    ICA Handbook Series

  • Models of Communication: Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches book cover

    Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Complementing earlier efforts to scrutinize the uses of models in the field of media and communication studies, this volume reassesses old perspectives and delineates new theoretical options for communication inquiry. It is the first book to undertake a philosophical investigation of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Public Relations and Individuality: Fate, Influence and Autonomy book cover

    Public Relations and Individuality

    Fate, Influence and Autonomy

    By Simon Moore

    Our individuality is partly shaped by encounters with the external world so it is inconceivable that we are unaffected by the planned management of public communications which manages much of our external experience. Exploring one of the most important mediators between organizations and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Talk About Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors book cover

    Talk About Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors, 2nd Edition

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Thompson

    Talk About Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. It analyzes writing center talk, focusing on tutors’ verbal strategies, at the macro-…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication: A new approach to public relations research and practice book cover

    Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication

    A new approach to public relations research and practice

    By Melanie James

    In public relations, people talk about positioning an idea, a persona, a political ideal, an ideology – but what are they talking about? Why do some positions taken by organizations crystallize in the minds of audiences, while others fail?  Whilst positioning is not something new in public…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Marketing Public Policy: Complexity, Hurts and Minefields book cover

    Marketing Public Policy

    Complexity, Hurts and Minefields

    By Basskaran Nair

    Policy analysts and policy planners should start from the premise that obstacles, uncertainties and surprises are inevitable features of policy making. All public policies should be treated as complex problems, from the outset. Complexity theorists maintain that complex policies are ill-defined and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Paradox and Public Relations: Promoting Progress and Change book cover

    Paradox and Public Relations

    Promoting Progress and Change

    By Kevin L. Stoker

    The term "Public Relations" was embraced by early practitioners primarily because it sounded more professional than the often pejorative alternatives. Paradoxically, the term is replete with contradictory elements and now carries its own negative connotations. Looking through this lens of paradox,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Visual Public Relations: Strategic Communication Beyond Text book cover

    Visual Public Relations

    Strategic Communication Beyond Text

    Edited by Simon Collister, Sarah Roberts-Bowman

    This book brings together a broad and diverse range of new and radical approaches to public relations focussing on the increasingly vital role that visual, sensory and physical elements factors play in shaping communication. Engaging with recent developments in critical and cultural theories, it…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

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