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  • Environmental Communication and Community: Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation book cover

    Environmental Communication and Community

    Constructive and destructive dynamics of social transformation

    Edited by Tarla Rai Peterson, Hanna Ljunggren Bergeå, Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker, Kaisa Raitio

    As society has become increasingly aware of environmental issues, the challenge of structuring public participation opportunities that strengthen democracy, while promoting more sustainable communities has become crucial for many natural resource agencies, industries, interest groups and publics.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Anthropos: Planet, people and places book cover

    Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015: From Courtship to Confrontation book cover

    EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015

    From Courtship to Confrontation

    By Anna-Sophie Maass

    This book traces the development of EU-Russia relations in recent years. It argues that a major factor influencing the relationship is the changing internal dynamics of both parties, in Russia’s case an increasingly authoritarian state, in the case of the EU an increasing coherence in its foreign…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Communicating Climate Change in Russia: State and Propaganda book cover

    Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Personal Relationships: The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being book cover

    Personal Relationships

    The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being

    Edited by Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby, Tammy D. Allen

    We know that positive, fulfilling and satisfying relationships are strong predictors of life satisfaction, psychological health, and physical well-being. This edited volume uses research and theory on the need to belong as a foundation to explore various types of relationships, with an emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Hope: An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team book cover

    Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives book cover

    Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Broadband Telecommunications and Regional Development book cover

    Broadband Telecommunications and Regional Development

    By Tony H. Grubesic, Elizabeth A. Mack

    Broadband is one of the most transformative technologies of the 21st century, yet our understanding of its regional impacts remains somewhat rudimentary. Not only are issues of broadband pricing and speed relevant in this context, but the overall quality of service for broadband can often dictate…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Profile Pieces: Journalism and the 'Human Interest' Bias book cover

    Profile Pieces

    Journalism and the 'Human Interest' Bias

    Edited by Sue Joseph, Richard Lance Keeble

    This book examines the history, theory and journalistic practice of profile writing. Profiles, and the practice of writing them, are of increasing interest to scholars of journalism because conflicts between the interviewer and the subject exemplify the changing nature of journalism itself. While…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Women’s Health: Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions book cover

    Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games: Cognitive Approaches book cover

    Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous People and Mobile Technologies book cover

    Indigenous People and Mobile Technologies

    Edited by Laurel Evelyn Dyson, Stephen Grant, Max Hendriks

    In the rich tradition of mobile communication studies and new media, this volume examines how mobile technologies are being embraced by Indigenous people all over the world. As mobile phones have revolutionised society both in developed and developing countries, so Indigenous people are using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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