Paperbacks Direct: Communication Studies

  • Communicating Mobility and Technology: A Material Rhetoric for Persuasive Transportation book cover

    Communicating Mobility and Technology

    A Material Rhetoric for Persuasive Transportation

    By Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

    Winner of the 2018 CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific CommunicationResponding to the effects of human mobility and crises such as depleting oil supplies, Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder turns specifically to automobility, a term used…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • News Across Media: Production, Distribution and Consumption book cover

    News Across Media

    Production, Distribution and Consumption

    Edited by Jakob Linaa Jensen, Mette Mortensen, Jacob Ørmen

    News production, distribution and consumption are in rapidly changing due to the rise of new media. This book examines how these processes become more and more interrelated through logics of dissemination, sharing and co-production. These changes have the potential to affect the criteria of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Media: The Mojo Revolution book cover

    Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Media

    The Mojo Revolution

    By Ivo Burum

    Fuelled by a distrust of big media and the development of mobile technologies, the resulting convergence of journalism praxis (professional to alternative), workflows (analogue to multipoint digital) and platforms (PC to mobile), result in a 24-hour always-on content cycle. The information…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development book cover

    Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving to improve the flow of information within and between decision-makers and so-called ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Rhetoric of Racist Humour: US, UK and Global Race Joking book cover

    The Rhetoric of Racist Humour

    US, UK and Global Race Joking

    By Simon Weaver

    In today's multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen's characters Ali G and Borat, and the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Counter-Narratives and Organization book cover

    Counter-Narratives and Organization

    Edited by Sanne Frandsen, Timothy Kuhn, Marianne Wolff Lundholt

    Counter-Narratives and Organization brings the concept of "counter-narrative" into an organizational context, illuminating these complex elements of communication as intrinsic yet largely unexplored aspect of organizational storytelling. Departing from dialogical, emergent and processual…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research book cover

    Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    Edited by Jocelyn Thorpe, Stephanie Rutherford, L. Anders Sandberg

    This book examines the challenges and possibilities of conducting cultural environmental history research today. Disciplinary commitments certainly influence the questions scholars ask and the ways they seek out answers, but some methodological challenges go beyond the boundaries of any one…

    Paperback – 2018-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Populist Political Communication in Europe book cover

    Populist Political Communication in Europe

    Edited by Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann, Jesper Stromback, Claes De Vreese

    In an increasing number of countries around the world, populist leaders, political parties and movements have gained prominence and influence, either by electoral successes on their own or by influencing other political parties and the national political discourse. While it is widely acknowledged…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Reviving Gramsci: Crisis, Communication, and Change book cover

    Reviving Gramsci

    Crisis, Communication, and Change

    By Marco Briziarelli, Susana Martínez Guillem

    Engaging debates within cultural studies, media and communication studies, and critical theory, this book addresses whether Gramscian thought continues to be relevant for social and cultural analysis, in particular when examining times of crisis and social change. The book is motivated by two…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming book cover

    Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Motherhood in the Media: Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age book cover

    Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports: The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 book cover

    Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports

    The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838

    By R. John Brockmann

    By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats. After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

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