E-books: Communication Studies

  • Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science book cover

    Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science, 1st Edition

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Technology and World Politics: An Introduction book cover

    Technology and World Politics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel R. McCarthy

    This edited volume provides a convenient entry point to the cutting-edge field of the international politics of technology, in an interesting and informative manner. Technology and World Politics introduces its readers to different approaches to technology in global politics through a survey of…

    eBook – 2017-08-03

  • Organizational Moral Learning: A Communication Approach book cover

    Organizational Moral Learning

    A Communication Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ryan S. Bisel

    Winner of two National Communication Association awards: Communication Ethics Division's 2018 Single-Author Book of the Year Award Organizational Communication Division's 2018 Outstanding Book of the Year Award Extensive work in psychology and neuroscience reveals that individuals are born with…

    eBook – 2017-07-31

  • Permanently Online, Permanently Connected: Living and Communicating in a POPC World book cover

    Permanently Online, Permanently Connected

    Living and Communicating in a POPC World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vorderer, Dorothée Hefner, Leonard Reinecke, Christoph Klimmt

    Permanently Online, Permanently Connected establishes the conceptual grounds needed for a solid understanding of the permanently online/permanently connected phenomenon, its causes and consequences, and its applied implications. Due to the diffusion of mobile devices, the ways people communicate…

    eBook – 2017-07-28

  • Theorizing Digital Rhetoric book cover

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Hess, Amber Davisson

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric takes up the intersection of rhetorical theory and digital technology to explore the ways in which rhetoric is challenged by new technologies and how rhetorical theory can illuminate discursive expression in digital contexts. The volume combines complex rhetorical theory…

    eBook – 2017-07-20

  • Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development: Unpacking Host Organization and Volunteer Rationales book cover

    Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development

    Unpacking Host Organization and Volunteer Rationales, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Tiessen

    Learning/volunteer abroad programmes provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership-building, and cooperative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Rethinking Development

  • Risk Conundrums: Solving Unsolvable Problems book cover

    Risk Conundrums

    Solving Unsolvable Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger E Kasperson

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply focusing on the progress in risk analysis that has…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Communicating Development with Communities book cover

    Communicating Development with Communities

    1st Edition

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Rethinking Development

  • Literacy Practices and Perceptions of Agency: Composing Identities book cover

    Literacy Practices and Perceptions of Agency

    Composing Identities, 1st Edition

    By Bronwyn T. Williams

    In this book, Bronwyn T. Williams explores how perceptions of agency—whether a person perceives and feels able to read and write successfully in a given context—are critical in terms of how people perform their literate identities. Drawing on interviews and observations with students in several…

    eBook – 2017-07-06

  • Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine book cover

    Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health & Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon, J. Blake Scott

    This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health and medicine as…

    eBook – 2017-07-06

  • Academy-Industry Relationships and Partnerships: Perspectives for Technical Communicators book cover

    Academy-Industry Relationships and Partnerships

    Perspectives for Technical Communicators, 1st Edition

    By Tracy Bridgeford, Kirk St. Amant

    In the field of technical communication, academics and industry practitioners alike regularly encounter the same question: "What exactly is it you do?" Their responses often reveal a fundamental difference of perspective on what the field is and how it operates. For example, academics might discuss…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Culture, Communication and Cyberspace: Rethinking Technical Communication for International Online Environments book cover

    Culture, Communication and Cyberspace

    Rethinking Technical Communication for International Online Environments, 1st Edition

    By Kirk St. Amant, Filipp Sapienza, Charles H Sides

    The increasingly global nature of the World Wide Web presents new challenges and opportunities for technical communicators who must develop content for clients or colleagues from other cultures and in other nations. As international online access grows, technical communicators will encounter a…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Baywood's Technical Communications

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