E-books: Communication Studies

  • Denying Death: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory book cover

    Denying Death

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsey A. Harvell, Gwendelyn S. Nisbett

    This volume is the first to showcase the interdisciplinary nature of Terror Management Theory, providing a detailed overview of how rich and diverse the field has become since the late 1980s, and where it is going in the future. It offers perspectives from psychology, political science,…

    eBook – 2016-02-19

  • Working Together: Organizational Transactional Analysis and Business Performance book cover

    Working Together

    Organizational Transactional Analysis and Business Performance, 1st Edition

    By Chris Davidson, Anita Mountain

    Organizational Transactional Analysis is a discipline whose focus is on enabling effective communication at all levels of the organization. It looks at development and change from the individual, team, department and organizational levels. This book, and Organizational TA as a whole, operates…

    eBook – 2016-02-11

  • Bilingual Health Communication: Working with Interpreters in Cross-Cultural Care book cover

    Bilingual Health Communication

    Working with Interpreters in Cross-Cultural Care, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Hsieh

    This book examines interpreter-mediated medical encounters and focuses primarily on the phenomenon of bilingual health care. It highlights the interactive and coordinated nature of interpreter-mediated interactions. Elaine Hsieh has put together over 15 hours of interpreter-mediated medical…

    eBook – 2016-02-05

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Reporting for Buyers book cover

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    eBook – 2016-02-05

  • Uncertainty, Information Management, and Disclosure Decisions: Theories and Applications book cover

    Uncertainty, Information Management, and Disclosure Decisions

    Theories and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Afifi, Walid Afifi

    This volume integrates scholarly work on disclosure and uncertainty with the most up-to-date, cutting edge research, theories, and applications. Uncertainty is an ever-present part of human relationships, and the ways in which people reduce and/or manage uncertainty involves regulating their…

    eBook – 2015-12-22

  • U.S. Media and Migration: Refugee Oral Histories book cover

    U.S. Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories, 1st Edition

    By Sarah C. Bishop

    Winner of the 2017 Outstanding Book Award from the National Communication Association's International and Intercultural Communication Division and the 2017 Sue DeWine Book Award from the NCA Applied Communication Division Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop…

    eBook – 2015-12-22

  • The Power of Information Networks: New Directions for Agenda Setting book cover

    The Power of Information Networks

    New Directions for Agenda Setting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lei Guo, Maxwell McCombs

    The news media have significant influence on the formation of public opinion. Called the agenda-setting role of the media, this influence occurs at three levels. Focusing public attention on a select few issues or other topics at any moment is level one. Emphasizing specific attributes of those…

    eBook – 2015-12-07
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Emerging Media: Uses and Dynamics book cover

    Emerging Media

    Uses and Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Xigen Li

    Emerging Media provides an understanding of media use in the expanding digital age and fills the void of existing literature in exploring the emerging new media use as a dynamic communication process in cyberspace. It addresses emerging media dynamics during the second decade of online…

    eBook – 2015-12-07

  • Organizations, Communication, and Health book cover

    Organizations, Communication, and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tyler R. Harrison, Elizabeth A. Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    eBook – 2015-10-23

  • Investigating Intimate Discourse: Exploring the spoken interaction of families, couples and friends book cover

    Investigating Intimate Discourse

    Exploring the spoken interaction of families, couples and friends, 1st Edition

    By Brian Clancy

    Intimate discourse – that between couples, family and close friends in private, non-professional settings – lies at the heart of our everyday linguistic experience. It creates and sustains our closest relationships. Using an innovative blend of the community of practice model with a corpus…

    eBook – 2015-10-16
    Domains of Discourse

  • The International History of Communication Study book cover

    The International History of Communication Study

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Simonson, David W. Park

    The International History of Communication Study maps the growth of media and communication studies around the world. Drawing out transnational flows of ideas, institutions, publications, and people, it offers the most comprehensive picture to date of the global history of communication research…

    eBook – 2015-10-14

  • Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction book cover

    Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction

    1st Edition

    By Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard

    This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars…

    eBook – 2015-10-08

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