E-books: Communication Studies

  • Public Relations and Social Theory: Key Figures, Concepts and Developments book cover

    Public Relations and Social Theory

    Key Figures, Concepts and Developments, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Øyvind Ihlen, Magnus Fredriksson

    Public Relations and Social Theory: Key Figures, Concepts and Developments broadens the theoretical scope of public relations studies by applying the work of a group of prominent social theorists to make sense of the practice. The volume focuses on the work of key social theorists, including Max…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing: A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age book cover

    Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing

    A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age

    By Edward J. Comstock

    This book argues that contemporary neuroscience compliments, extends, and challenges recent and influential posthuman and new materialist accounts of the relations between rhetoric, affect, and writing pedagogy. Drawing on cutting-edge neuro-philosophy, Comstock re-thinks both historical and…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • 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…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • On African-American Rhetoric book cover

    On African-American Rhetoric

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts book cover

    The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects – from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications – forms the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • Shooting the Messenger: Criminalising Journalism book cover

    Shooting the Messenger

    Criminalising Journalism

    By Andrew Fowler

    If the Al-Qaeda terrorists who attacked the United States in 2001 wanted to weaken the West, they achieved their mission by striking a blow at the heart of democracy. Since 9/11 governments including those of the USA, the UK, France and Australia have introduced tough, intimidating …

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Trust in International Relations: Rationalist, Constructivist, and Psychological Approaches book cover

    Trust in International Relations

    Rationalist, Constructivist, and Psychological Approaches

    Edited by Hiski Haukkala, Carina van de Wetering, Johanna Vuorelma

    Trust is a core concept in International Relations (IR), representing a key ingredient in state relations. It was only relatively recently that IR scholars began to probe what trust really is, how it can be studied, and how it affects state relations. In the process three distinct ways of…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • 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…

    eBook – 2018-03-28
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Persuasion: The Hidden Forces That Influence Negotiations book cover


    The Hidden Forces That Influence Negotiations

    By Jasper Kim

    Persuasion: The Hidden Forces That Influence Negotiations represents the first book of its kind to package and present persuasion principles in an innovative, international, and interdisciplinary fashion. This easy-to-understand book is the culmination of seminal research findings spanning across…

    eBook – 2018-03-28
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Strategic Communication at Work: The Impact Paradigm book cover

    Strategic Communication at Work

    The Impact Paradigm

    By Diane Lennard

    Strategic Communication at Work provides the reader with a practical approach to engaging in all types of communication—one-on-one, small group, and large group—to achieve intended results. The framework presented enables readers to make informed decisions that increase the effectiveness of their…

    eBook – 2018-03-22

  • Communicating Project Management: A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams book cover

    Communicating Project Management

    A Participatory Rhetoric for Development Teams

    By Benjamin Lauren

    Communicating Project Management argues that the communication practices of project managers have necessarily become participatory, made up of complex strategies and processes solidly grounded in rhetorical concepts. The book draws on case studies across organizational contexts and combines…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

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