E-books: Communication Studies

  • Translation and Localization: A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators book cover

    Translation and Localization

    A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Maylath, Kirk St.Amant

    Detailed yet accessible, Translation and Localization brings together the research and insights of veteran practicing translators to offer comprehensive guidance for technical communicators. The volume begins with the fundamentals of translation before leading readers through the process of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Technical Communication After the Social Justice Turn: Building Coalitions for Action book cover

    Technical Communication After the Social Justice Turn

    Building Coalitions for Action, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Walton, Kristen Moore, Natasha Jones

    This is the first scholarly monograph marking the social justice turn in technical and professional communication (TPC). Social justice often draws attention to structural oppression, but to enact social justice as technical communicators, first, we must be able to trace daily practice to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • New Media in Times of Crisis book cover

    New Media in Times of Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keri K. Stephens

    New Media in Times of Crisis provides an interdisciplinary look at research focused around how people organize during crises. Contributors examine the latest practices for communicating during crises, including evacuation practices, workplace safety challenges, crisis social media usage, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory book cover

    Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge India

  • Gender in the 2016 US Presidential Election: Trump, Clinton, and Media Discourse book cover

    Gender in the 2016 US Presidential Election

    Trump, Clinton, and Media Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Harp

    Using a discourse analysis, Dustin Harp investigates media during the 2016 US presidential election to explore how traditional (patriarchal) and feminist ideas about gender played out during the campaign. The book illustrates how these two ideologies competed for space and struggled for discursive…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Transmedia Work: Privilege and Precariousness in Digital Modernity book cover

    Transmedia Work

    Privilege and Precariousness in Digital Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Karin Fast, Andre Jansson

    In Transmedia Work¸ Karin Fast and André Jansson explore several key questions that frame the study of the social and cultural implications of a digital, connected workforce. How might we understand ‘privilege’ and ‘precariousness’ in today’s digitalized work market? What does it mean to be a…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception book cover

    Visual-Gestural Communication

    A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Willy Conley

    Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures, facial expressions, body language, and pantomime. Readers develop the skill and confidence to interact -- sans shared language -- with individuals, such as someone who is…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • Beyond Prime Time Activism: Communication Activism and Social Change book cover

    Beyond Prime Time Activism

    Communication Activism and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys

    In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case study. The book examines a community with shared values,…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Media and Communication Activism

  • Pedagogies and Policies for Publishing Research in English: Local Initiatives Supporting International Scholars book cover

    Pedagogies and Policies for Publishing Research in English

    Local Initiatives Supporting International Scholars, 1st Edition

    Edited by James N. Corcoran, Karen Englander, Laura-Mihaela Muresan

    Offering a nuanced examination of the complex landscape that international scholars who publish their research in English must navigate, this edited volume details 17 perspectives on scholarly writing for publication across seven geolinguistic regions. This innovative volume includes first-hand…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Practice Theory in Action: Empirical Studies of Interaction in Innovation and Entrepreneurship book cover

    Practice Theory in Action

    Empirical Studies of Interaction in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Betsy Campbell

    This book explores intra-team interaction in workplace settings devoted to technological breakthroughs and innovative entrepreneurship. The first set of studies to investigate these economically important institutions through the lens of talk-at-work, this book begins by discussing the…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents book cover

    A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and Its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    The state of political discourse in the United States today has been a subject of concern for many Americans. Political incivility is not merely a problem for political elites; political conversations between American citizens have also become more difficult and tense. The 2016 presidential…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

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