Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • Communication: Embracing Difference book cover

    Communication

    Embracing Difference, 5th Edition

    By Daniel M Dunn, Lisa J Goodnight

    Communication: Embracing Difference, 5e, provides the fundamentals of communication theory in accessible terms and emphasizes the practical application of communication skills in interpersonal, small group, and public settings, which helps students become more confident and successful communicators…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23
    Routledge

  • Shifts towards Image-centricity in Contemporary Multimodal Practices book cover

    Shifts towards Image-centricity in Contemporary Multimodal Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hartmut Stöckl, Helen Caple, Jana Pflaeging

    This innovative collection builds on current multimodal research to showcase image-centric practices in contemporary media, unpacking the increasing extent to which the visual plays a principal role in modern day communication. The volume begins by providing a concise overview of the history and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Essays in Media and Cultural Studies: In Transition book cover

    Essays in Media and Cultural Studies

    In Transition, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Turner

    Spanning a decade of key research, this collection brings together a selection of essays and chapters from leading media scholar Graeme Turner for the first time. The organising theme of transition focuses on both the state of the media as it continues its evolution into the digital era, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Film Policy in a Globalised Cultural Economy book cover

    Film Policy in a Globalised Cultural Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hill, Nobuko Kawashima

    The past two decades have witnessed major changes in film industries worldwide in response to both economic globalisation and technological developments. The dominant position of Hollywood movies in the global film market has remained largely uncontested, but Hollywood itself has become…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Thinking Media and Beyond: Perspectives from German Media Theory book cover

    Thinking Media and Beyond

    Perspectives from German Media Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Briankle G. Chang, Florian Sprenger

    Media – old or new, in the cloud or underground – constitutes the very condition in which our world takes shape. Media is reshaped continuously, marked for both the profound effects it produces and the acceleration it exhibits. It is the site in which we signal some of the most pressing issues we…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds book cover

    Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics

    China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, Ying Zhu

    This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives: A Textual Analysis book cover

    Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives

    A Textual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ian Case Punnett

    Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives vivifies how nonfiction murder stories are told, what role they play in society, and in the form of true crime why they remain enduringly popular internationally on every platform. This book establishes for the first time the actual line—or dotted…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century book cover

    The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ran Wei

    The 21st century has been called ‘the Asian Century’ by Eastern and Western academics, largely due to the economic and cultural rise of China and India. This volume explores both what this means for communication research, and the implications of Asia’s rising global power for communication…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Media, Power and Change book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Media, Power and Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilija Tomanić Trivundža, Hannu Nieminen, Nico Carpentier, Josef Trappel

    This book aims to feed into the critical debates about media, power and change through the respectful inclusion of a wide variety of critical approaches and traditions. This diversity is simultaneously structured and balanced by a deeply shared set of concerns, that are mobilised to defend core…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal book cover

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies

    Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal, 1st Edition

    By Ranjana Das

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Public Relations Writer’s Handbook book cover

    The Public Relations Writer’s Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Whitney Lehmann

    From pitches and press releases to news and feature stories to social media writing and more, this new book by author Whitney Lehmann and a handful of experienced contributors breaks down the most widely used types of public relations writing needed to become a PR pro. The Public Relations Writer&…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Internationalizing the Communication Curriculum in an Age of Globalization book cover

    Internationalizing the Communication Curriculum in an Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paaige K. Turner, Soumia Bardhan, Tracey Quigley Holden, Eddah M. Mutua

    Globalization and the resulting internationalization of universities is driving change in teaching, learning, and what it means to be educated. This book provides exemplars of how the Communication discipline and curriculum are responding to the demands of globalization and contributing to the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

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