E-books: Communication Studies

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    By Stamatia Dova

    Examining attitudes towards failure, loss and inadequacy as they appear in Greek literature from the eighth to the fourth century BCE, this book incorporates two major themes: failure in mythological narratives and in historical accounts. These two areas are further divided into narratives of…

    AeBook – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    eBook – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Overcoming Social Division: Conflict Resolution in Times of Polarization and Democratic Disconnection book cover

    Overcoming Social Division

    Conflict Resolution in Times of Polarization and Democratic Disconnection

    By Anatol Valerian Itten

    Locked in our worldview communities and polarised through increasingly radical campaigning, we are anxious of today's great uncertainty and our politicians have little incentive to reach across party lines. The problem of social division is real. The Brexit vote led to the highest spike in hate…

    eBook – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Family Communication: Cohesion and Change book cover

    Family Communication

    Cohesion and Change, 10th Edition

    By Kathleen M. Galvin, Dawn O. Braithwaite, Paul Schrodt, Carma Bylund

    Family Communication: Cohesion and Change encourages students to think critically about family interaction patterns and to analyze them using a variety of communication theories. Using a framework of family functions, current research, and first-person narratives, this text emphasizes the diversity…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Oral Interpretation book cover

    Oral Interpretation

    13th Edition

    By Timothy Gura, Benjamin Powell

    In its 13th Edition, the iconic Oral Interpretation continues to prepare students to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. New selections join classic favorites, and chapters devoted to specific genres—narrative, poetry, group performance, and more—explore the…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Communicating Sustainability book cover

    Communicating Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    Communicating Sustainability is a book of evidence-based strategies for making sustainability vivid, accessible, and comprehensible. To do this, it brings together research from a range of specialties including cognitive psychology, visual perception, communication studies, environmental design,…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge

  • Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision Making book cover

    Practicing Communication Ethics

    Development, Discernment, and Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Paula S. Tompkins

    Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision Making presents a theoretical framework for developing a personal standard of ethics that can be applied in everyday communication situations. This second edition focuses on how the reader’s communication matters ethically in…

    eBook – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • Information Communication Technology and Poverty Alleviation: Promoting Good Governance in the Developing World book cover

    Information Communication Technology and Poverty Alleviation

    Promoting Good Governance in the Developing World

    By Jack J. Barry

    Despite global economic disparities, recent years have seen rapid technological changes in developing countries, as it is now common to see people across all levels of society with smartphones in their hands and computers in their homes. However, does access to Information Communication…

    eBook – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • 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…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Coming Home Your Way: Understanding University Student Intercultural Reentry book cover

    Coming Home Your Way

    Understanding University Student Intercultural Reentry

    By Rick Malleus, Marina Micari

    Coming Home Your Way offers college and university students returning from an education-abroad experience a wealth of pertinent information, opportunities for meaningful reflection, and practical guidance on making the most of their time abroad. Grounded in research and addressing an array of…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Talking Through Death: Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts book cover

    Talking Through Death

    Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts

    By Christine S. Davis, Deborah C. Breede

    Talking Through Death examines communication at the end-of-life from several different communication perspectives: interpersonal (patient, provider, family), mediated, and cultural. By studying interpersonal and family communication, cultural media, funeral related rituals, religious and cultural…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Communicative Competence in Educational Exchange: A Multinational Perspective book cover

    Intercultural Communicative Competence in Educational Exchange

    A Multinational Perspective

    By Alvino E. Fantini

    This book explores the nature of intercultural communicative competence (ICC), a set of abilities required to promote sojourner engagement with diversity during study abroad and other educational exchange experiences. A highly original contribution to the intercultural communication literature,…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

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