E-books: Communication Studies

  • Screens and Scenes: Multimodal Communication in Online Intercultural Encounters book cover

    Screens and Scenes

    Multimodal Communication in Online Intercultural Encounters

    Edited by Richard Kern, Christine Develotte

    This book examines the relationships between online visual interfaces and language use in educational contexts and the features that underpin them to explore the complex nature of online communication and its implications for educational practice. Adopting a case study approach featuring a global…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Inclusive Innovation for Development: Meeting the Demands of Justice through Public Action book cover

    Inclusive Innovation for Development

    Meeting the Demands of Justice through Public Action

    By Theo Papaioannou

    Innovation has the potential to address a number of development challenges such as combating poverty and delivering health services, but all too often technological progress has failed to consider the needs of the poor, and has actually served to increase inequalities, rather than sharing out the…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing book cover

    Prolific Moment

    Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing

    By Alexandria Peary

    Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing foregrounds the present in all activities of composing, offering a new perspective on the rhetorical situation and the writing process. A focus on the present casts light on standard writing components—audience, invention, and…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age: Speaking for Success book cover

    Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age

    Speaking for Success, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Schmitt, Arthur Koch

    In recent years, the process and outlet for public speaking has grown with digital progressions such as TED talks and Facebook Live. Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, step-by-step approach to developing and delivering effective speeches. Offering…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Aid and Technical Cooperation as a Foreign Policy Tool for Emerging Donors: The Case of Brazil book cover

    Aid and Technical Cooperation as a Foreign Policy Tool for Emerging Donors

    The Case of Brazil

    By Déborah Barros Leal Farias

    The question of why countries give aid and assistance to other countries has long been a topic of debate- is it altruism, or selfishness? The assumption is sometimes made that donors from developing countries might be more motivated by altruism than ‘traditional’ western donors. This book…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Intercultural Public Relations: Theories for Managing Relationships and Conflicts with Strategic Publics book cover

    Intercultural Public Relations

    Theories for Managing Relationships and Conflicts with Strategic Publics

    By Lan Ni, Qi Wang, Bey-Ling Sha

    Intercultural Public Relations: Theories for Managing Relationships and Conflicts with Strategic Publics develops a coherent framework to unify the theories of public relations and intercultural communication, and, within the framework, examines empirical studies of intercultural interactions.…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Writing to Improve Healthcare: An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publication, First Edition book cover

    Writing to Improve Healthcare

    An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publication, First Edition

    By David P. Stevens

    This new book is a 'what and how to' guide to writing for successful scholarly publication in the emerging fields of healthcare improvement and patient safety. While there are many useful authors’ aids for scholarly biomedical publication, none focuses explicitly on these relatively new fields. It…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    CRC Press

  • Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning: Insights from Tandem Partnerships book cover

    Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning

    Insights from Tandem Partnerships

    By Jane Woodin

    This book opens up new lines of debate in language learning and intercultural communication through an investigation of tandem language learning (a method of language learning based on mutual language exchange between native speakers and learners of each other’s language) in connection with…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Communication in International Development: Doing Good or Looking Good? book cover

    Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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

    Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse

    Advancing Conversations across Disciplines

    Edited by Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning

    Despite decades of activism, resistance, and education, both feminists and gender rebels continue to experience personal, political, institutional, and cultural resistance to rights, recognition, and respect. In the face of these inequalities and disparities, Transgressing Feminist Theory and…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Questions of Culture in Autoethnography book cover

    Questions of Culture in Autoethnography

    Edited by Phiona Stanley, Greg Vass

    Autoethnography allows researchers to make sense of the ‘ethno’ – the cultural – by studying their own experiences – the ‘auto’. It links the self to the cultural, allowing for an inductive grounding of theoretical insight into researchers' lived experiences. But what happens when the…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018 book cover

    Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Selected Readings, 1968-2018

    Edited by Joshua Gunn, Diane Davis

    Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018 celebrates the semicentennial of Rhetoric Society Quarterly, bringing together the most influential essays included in the journal over the past fifty years. Assessed by members of the Rhetoric Society of America, this…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

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