Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • Principles of Public Speaking book cover

    Principles of Public Speaking

    20th Edition

    By Kathleen German

    Balancing skills and theory, this introductory public speaking textbook encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today’s diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 

  • Sex, Feminism and Lesbian Desire in Women’s Magazines book cover

    Sex, Feminism and Lesbian Desire in Women’s Magazines

    1st Edition

    By Kate Farhall

    This book builds on previous feminist texts that draw links between the social acceptance of feminist claims and media outputs, to draw parallels across five decades between changes in sex and relationship content and the ebbs and flows of the feminist movement. This analysis reveals where…

    Hardback – 2020-08-25 
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Objectification: On the difference between sex and sexism book cover


    On the difference between sex and sexism, 1st Edition

    By Feona Attwood, Alan McKee, John Mercer, Susanna Paasonen, Clarissa Smith

    This is a concise and accessible introduction into the concept of objectification, one of the most frequently recurring terms in both academic and media debates on the gendered politics of contemporary culture, and core to critiquing the social positions of sex and sexism.   Objectification is an…

    Paperback – 2020-08-19 
    Gender Insights

  • From Terrorism to Television: Dynamics of Media, State, and Society in Pakistan book cover

    From Terrorism to Television

    Dynamics of Media, State, and Society in Pakistan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Qaisar Abbas, Farooq Sulehria

    This book unpacks the media dynamics within the sociocultural, political, and economic context of Pakistan. It provides an in-depth, critical, and scholarly discussion of contemporary issues such as media, state, and democracy in Pakistan; freedom of expression in Pakistani journalism; Balochistan…

    Paperback – 2020-08-04 
    Routledge India

  • Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean: Communicating Power in Transition after 2011 book cover

    Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean

    Communicating Power in Transition after 2011, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    This edited volume presents ground-breaking empirical research on the media in political transition in Tunisia, Turkey and Morocco. Focusing on developments in the wake of the region’s upheavals in 2011, it offers a new theoretical framework for understanding mediascapes in the confessional and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-30 
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • Thinking Through Communication: An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication book cover

    Thinking Through Communication

    An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication, 9th Edition

    By Sarah Trenholm

    The 9th edition of this textbook for hybrid introductory communication courses provides a balanced introduction to the fundamental theories and principles of communication. The book explores communication in a variety of contexts—including interpersonal, group, organizational, and mass media—and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 

  • Reimagining Communication: Action book cover

    Reimagining Communication: Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Filimowicz, Veronika Tzankova

    As a part of an extensive exploration, Reimagining Communication: Action investigates the practical implications of communication as a cultural industry, media ecology, and a complex social activity integral to all domains of life. The Reimagining Communication series develop a new information…

    Paperback – 2020-07-27 
    Reimagining Communication

  • Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media book cover

    Mobile Interface Theory

    Embodied Space and Locative Media, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Farman

    In this updated second edition, Jason Farman offers a ground-breaking look at how location-aware mobile technologies are radically shifting our sense of identity, community, and place-making practices. Mobile Interface Theory is a foundational book in mobile media studies, with the first edition…

    Paperback – 2020-07-27 

  • Twentieth Century Fox book cover

    Twentieth Century Fox

    1st Edition

    By Frederick Wasser

    This is the first scholarly history of Fox from its origins in 1904 to the present. It builds upon research and histories of individual periods to describe how one company responded to a century-long evolution of the audience, nationally and globally. In the beginning, William Fox grabbed a once…

    Paperback – 2020-07-22 
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Public Relations History: Theory, Practice, and Profession book cover

    Public Relations History

    Theory, Practice, and Profession, 1st Edition

    By Cayce Myers

    This book presents a unique overview of public relations history, tracing the development of the profession and its practices in a variety of sectors, ranging from politics, education, social movements, corporate communication, and entertainment. Author Cayce Myers examines the institutional…

    Paperback – 2020-07-22 

  • Disability, the Media and the Paralympic Games book cover

    Disability, the Media and the Paralympic Games

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn Jackson-Brown

    This book focuses on the ground-breaking coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games by the UK’s publicly-owned but commercially-funded Channel 4 network, coverage which seemed to deliver a transformational shift in attitudes towards people with disabilities. It sheds important new light on…

    Hardback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • A Narrative Approach to Social Media Mourning: Small Stories and Affective Positioning book cover

    A Narrative Approach to Social Media Mourning

    Small Stories and Affective Positioning, 1st Edition

    By Korina Giaxoglou

    This book investigates how social media are reconfiguring dying, death, and mourning. Taking a narrative approach, it argues that dying, death, and mourning are shared online as small stories of the moment, which are organized around transgressive moments and events with motivational, participatory…

    Hardback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge Research in Narrative, Interaction, and Discourse

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