E-books: Communication Studies

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    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

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics: Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe book cover

    Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants – plus the political, public, and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights, and the very…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Strategic Communication and Deformative Transparency: Persuasion in Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health book cover

    Strategic Communication and Deformative Transparency

    Persuasion in Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health, 1st Edition

    By Isaac Nahon-Serfaty

    This book examines deformative transparency and its different manifestations in political communication, propaganda and public health. The objective is to present the theoretical foundations of deformative transparency, as grotesque and esperpentic transparency, and illustrate the validity of such…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication: Sustainable Perspectives book cover

    Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication

    Sustainable Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Federica Ferrari

    This groundbreaking work adopts an alternative metaphor-based approach to challenge, unpack, and redefine our understanding of persuasion and strategic communication and the extents to which they shape political discourse. The book’s theoretical and methodological grounding in metaphor allows for…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • The Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 1: Basic Principles: 2nd Edition book cover

    The Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 1: Basic Principles

    2nd Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dolores Albarracin, Blair T. Johnson

    Attitudes are evaluations of people, places, things, and ideas. They help us to navigate through a complex world. They provide guidance for decisions about which products to buy, how to travel to work, or where to go on vacation. They color our perceptions of others. Carefully crafted interventions…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 2: Applications: 2nd Edition book cover

    Handbook of Attitudes, Volume 2: Applications

    2nd Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dolores Albarracin, Blair T. Johnson

    Attitudes are evaluations of people, places, things, and ideas. They help us to navigate through a complex world. They provide guidance for decisions about which products to buy, how to travel to work, or where to go on vacation. They color our perceptions of others. Carefully crafted interventions…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Social Media, Organizational Identity and Public Relations: The Challenge of Authenticity book cover

    Social Media, Organizational Identity and Public Relations

    The Challenge of Authenticity, 1st Edition

    By Amy Thurlow

    Public relations has been swift to grasp social media, yet its impact on public relations practice remains relatively unexplored. This book focusses on a way of understanding organizational identity construction in a virtual context, developing scholarship on the importance of a virtual presence in…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Understanding Intercultural Communication: Negotiating a Grammar of Culture book cover

    Understanding Intercultural Communication

    Negotiating a Grammar of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Holliday

    Understanding Intercultural Communication provides a practical framework to help readers to understand intercultural communication and to solve intercultural problems. Each chapter exemplifies the everyday intercultural through ethnographic narratives in which people make sense of each other in…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society: Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment book cover

    Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks, indicating that they are to some extent…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Affect, Emotion, and Rhetorical Persuasion in Mass Communication book cover

    Affect, Emotion, and Rhetorical Persuasion in Mass Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lei Zhang, Carlton Clark

    This volume examines the interplay between affect theory and rhetorical persuasion in mass communication. The essays collected here draw connections between affect theory, rhetorical studies, mass communication theory, cultural studies, political science, sociology, and a host of other disciplines.…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Freeman, Renira Rampazzo Gambarato

    Around the globe, people now engage with media content across multiple platforms, following stories, characters, worlds, brands and other information across a spectrum of media channels. This transmedia phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of transmedia studies in media, cultural studies and…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Applied Organizational Communication: Theory and Practice in a Global Environment book cover

    Applied Organizational Communication

    Theory and Practice in a Global Environment, 4th Edition

    By Thomas E. Harris, Mark D. Nelson

    Applied Organizational Communication provides a current, in-depth analysis of the theories and practices critical to understanding organizational communication concepts in a global environment. Building on the successful foundation of the previous editions, this fourth edition has been thoroughly…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

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