67th International Communication Association Conference

2017May. 25th29th

Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, San Diego, CA, USA

Join Routledge at the 67th International Communication Association Conference in San Diego.

Routledge will be on-stand at the event displaying a list of key Communication titles, a selection of which can be found below. This year's event is concentrating on the subject of 'Interventions: Communication Research and Practice'. You can take advantage of our 20% conference discount when ordering any of the titles below online, just enter the code EFT08 at checkout. 

  • Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Stephen M. Croucher

    What is intercultural communication? How does perspective shape a person’s definition of the key tenets of the term and the field? These are the core questions explored by this accessible global introduction to intercultural communication. Each chapter explores the topic from a different geographic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
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  • Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia

    Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Journalism and Climate Crisis

    Public Engagement, Media Alternatives

    By Robert A. Hackett, Susan Forde, Shane Gunster, Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives recognizes that climate change is more than an environmental crisis. It is also a question of political and communicative capacity. This book enquires into which approaches to journalism, as a particularly important form of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
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  • The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Mark McLelland

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across the globe. While the Internet is now in its fifth decade, the understanding and formulation of its…

    Hardback – 2017-02-13
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  • Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20
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    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
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  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
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  • Transparency, Public Relations and the Mass Media

    Combating the Hidden Influences in News Coverage Worldwide

    By Katerina Tsetsura, Dean Kruckeberg

    This book is about media transparency and good-faith attempts of honesty by both the sources and the gate-keepers of news and other information that the mass media present as being unbiased. Specifically, this book provides a theoretical framework for understanding media transparency and its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15
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    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Argumentation

    Analysis and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Frans H. van Eemeren, A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
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    Routledge Communication Series

  • Foundations of Mobile Media Studies

    Essential Texts on the Formation of a Field

    Edited by Jason Farman

    Foundations of Mobile Media Studies gathers some of the most important texts in this emerging field, offering readers key approaches to understanding our moment and our media. The impact of mobile media is far reaching and this book discusses topics such as human intimacy, social space, political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
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    Routledge Recommends

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Scott Eldridge II

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies offers an unprecedented collection of essays addressing the key issues and debates shaping the field of Digital Journalism Studies today. Across the last decade, journalism has undergone many changes, which have driven scholars to reassess its…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
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  • Rethinking Journalism Again

    Societal role and public relevance in a digital age

    Edited by Chris Peters, Marcel Broersma

    It’s easy to make a rhetorical case for the value of journalism. Because, it is a necessary precondition for democracy; it speaks to the people and for the people; it informs citizens and enables them to make rational decisions; it functions as their watchdog on government and other powers that be.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
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  • Becoming a Public Relations Writer

    Strategic Writing for Emerging and Established Media, 5th Edition

    By Ronald D. Smith

    Becoming a Public Relations Writer is a comprehensive guide to the writing process for public relations practice. Using straightforward, no-nonsense language, realistic examples, easy-to-follow steps, and practical exercises, this text introduces the various formats and styles of writing you will…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
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  • Media Generations

    Experience, identity and mediatised social change

    By Goran Bolin

    While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades. Building on quantitative and qualitative comparative research, Media…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
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  • Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street

    How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication

    By Kara Alaimo

    Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street offers a modern guide for how to practice public relations and strategic communication around the globe. Drawing upon interviews with public relations professionals in over 30 countries as well as the author’s own experience as a global public relations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
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  • Crisis Communications

    A Casebook Approach, 5th Edition

    By Kathleen Fearn-Banks

    Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach presents case studies of organizational, corporate, and individual crises, and analyzes the communication responses to these situations. Demonstrating how professionals prepare for and respond to crises, as well as how they develop communications plans,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
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    Routledge Communication Series

  • Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

    By Janet Blank-Libra

    This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias, it has been slow to give the intelligence of the emotions a legitimate place in the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
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    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being

    International Perspectives on Theory and Research on Positive Media Effects

    Edited by Leonard Reinecke, Mary Beth Oliver

    The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research. The volume provides a multifaceted perspective on the beneficial as well as the detrimental effects of media exposure on psychological health…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
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  • Global Media Giants

    Edited by Benjamin Birkinbine, Rodrigo Gomez, Janet Wasko

    Global Media Giants takes an in-depth look at how media corporate power works globally, regionally, and nationally, investigating the ways in which the largest and most powerful media corporations in the world wield power. Case studies examine not only some of the largest media corporations (News…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
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  • Citizen Media and Public Spaces

    Edited by Mona Baker, Bolette B. Blaagaard

    Citizen Media and Public Spaces presents a pioneering exploration of citizen media as a highly interdisciplinary domain that raises vital political, social and ethical issues relating to conceptions of citizenship and state boundaries, the construction of publics and social imaginaries, processes…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
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    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • Principles of American Journalism

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Stephanie Craft, Charles N. Davis

    Designed to engage, inspire and challenge students while laying out the fundamentals of the craft, Principles of American Journalism introduces readers to the core values of journalism and its singular role in a democracy. From the First Amendment to Facebook, the new and revised edition of this…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
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