Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • The Communicative Construction of Reality book cover

    The Communicative Construction of Reality

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Knoblauch

    This volume advocates a shift from the social constructivism found in the work of Thomas Luckmann and Peter Berger, to a communicative constructivism that acknowledges communication as an embodied form of action in its own right, according to which social actors, in engaging in communicative action…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China: Morning Sun in the Tiny Times book cover

    Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions: Theory, Industry and Aesthetics book cover

    Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy, industry and market, as well as textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives: A Digital Coming of Age book cover

    Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    By Jill Walsh

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results. In Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenagers' personal development. Indeed,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Public Relations Writer: Strategic Writing for Emerging and Established Media book cover

    Becoming a Public Relations Writer

    Strategic Writing for Emerging and Established Media, 6th Edition

    By Ronald D. Smith

    The sixth edition of Becoming a Public Relations Writer continues its place as an essential guide to the writing process for public relations practice. Smith provides comprehensive examples, guidelines and exercises that allow students to both learn the fundamentals of public relations writing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Propaganda: Ideas, Discourses and its Legitimization book cover

    Propaganda

    Ideas, Discourses and its Legitimization, 1st Edition

    By Hailong Liu

    Propaganda is subjective information primarily used to influence an audience and further a political agenda. In China, it has a long history but has been most effective in modern society. What exactly is propaganda? Why does it exist and why does the public tolerate it? The book answers these…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Chinese Perspectives on Journalism and Communication

  • The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Beth Haller, Rosemary Curtis

    An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars globally, alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Globalism and Gendering Cancer: Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya book cover

    Globalism and Gendering Cancer

    Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Miriam O'Kane Mara

    This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to uncover the link between gendered representations of health and cancer. The author argues that in western biomedical contexts cancer is considered a women’…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Teaching Public Relations: Principles and Practices for Effective Learning book cover

    Teaching Public Relations

    Principles and Practices for Effective Learning, 1st Edition

    By Peter M. Smudde

    Excellence in public relations begins with excellence in education in public relations programs, and this book presents a comprehensive, cohesive, and concrete approach for effective teaching and learning in PR classes. Teaching Public Relations puts in one concise volume salient matters about…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • They Create Worlds: The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. I: 1971-1982 book cover

    They Create Worlds

    The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. I: 1971-1982, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Smith

    They Create Worlds: The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. 1 is the first in a three-volume set that provides an in-depth analysis of the creation and evolution of the video game industry. Beginning with the advent of computers in the mid-20th century,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    CRC Press

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