E-books: Communication Studies

  • Strategic Communication: New Agendas in Communication book cover

    Strategic Communication

    New Agendas in Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Dudo, LeeAnn Kahlor

    The focus of this book is Strategic Communication. Communication can be defined as strategic if its development and/or dissemination is driven by an expected outcome. These outcomes can be attitudinal, behavioral, persuasive or knowledge-related; they can lead to change or engagement, or they can…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Dictionary of Advertising and Marketing Concepts book cover

    Dictionary of Advertising and Marketing Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    From AdBusters to viral marketing, this brief dictionary of ideas and concepts contains over 100 extended, illuminating entries to bring the novice up to speed on the advertising/marketing world and the ideas that underlie it. For the neophyte professional, it describes the various players and…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Health Organizing: Communication, Meaning, and Politics book cover

    Neoliberal Health Organizing

    Communication, Meaning, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mohan J Dutta

    Mohan J Dutta closely interrogates the communicative forms and practices that have been central to the establishment of neoliberal governance. In particular, he examines cultural discourses of health in relationship to the market and the health implications of these cultural discourses. Using…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Critical Cultural Studies in Global Health Communication

  • Critical Autoethnography: Intersecting Cultural Identities in Everyday Life book cover

    Critical Autoethnography

    Intersecting Cultural Identities in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin M Boylorn, Mark P Orbe

    This volume uses autoethnography—cultural analysis through personal narrative—to explore the tangled relationships between culture and communication. Using an intersectional approach to the many aspects of identity at play in everyday life, a diverse group of authors reveals the complex nature of…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Coming to Narrative: A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences book cover

    Coming to Narrative

    A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Arthur P Bochner

    Reflecting on a 50 year university career, Distinguished Professor Arthur Bochner, former President of the National Communication Association, discloses a lived history, both academic and personal, that has paralleled many of the paradigm shifts in the human sciences inspired by the turn toward…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography book cover

    Body, Paper, Stage

    Writing and Performing Autoethnography, 1st Edition

    By Tami Spry

    Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body – navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • The Cultural Theorist's Book of Quotations book cover

    The Cultural Theorist's Book of Quotations

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    Where did you see it—that perfect quotation from Foucault or Kristeva to use in your upcoming keynote address? Stop the search and pick up Arthur Berger’s handy book of over 300 concise quotations from the vast literature in cultural theory. This compilation will give you just the right snappy…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • A Need to Know: The Clandestine History of a CIA Family book cover

    A Need to Know

    The Clandestine History of a CIA Family, 1st Edition

    By H.L. Goodall Jr

    In scenes eerily parallel to the culture of fear inspired by our current War on Terror, A Need to Know explores the clandestine history of a CIA family defined, and ultimately destroyed, by their oath to keep toxic secrets during the Cold War. When Bud Goodall’s father mysteriously died, his…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Communicating Hope: An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team book cover

    Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team, 1st Edition

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Messages: An Introduction to Communication book cover

    Messages

    An Introduction to Communication, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    This brief introductory textbook to the field of communication offers the advantages of Arthur Asa Berger’s informal writing style and flair for popular culture examples aimed to engage students. Designed for the basic course in communication departments, Berger introduces the key theorists who…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Inside Relationships: A Creative Casebook in Relational Communication book cover

    Inside Relationships

    A Creative Casebook in Relational Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra L Faulkner

    This book of original case studies allows students in interpersonal and relational communication classes to engage with creative stories about lives and relationships, helping them understand how communication processes work. Written in literary format—essays, short stories, scripts, photographs,…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Understanding American Icons: An Introduction to Semiotics book cover

    Understanding American Icons

    An Introduction to Semiotics, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    This brief, student-friendly introduction to the study of semiotics uses examples from 25 iconic locations in the United States. From Coney Island to Las Vegas, the World Trade Center to the Grand Canyon, Berger shows how semiotics offers a different lens in understanding locations taken for…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

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