Paperbacks Direct: Communication Studies

  • From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia book cover

    From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities

    Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia

    Edited by Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen

    The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Climate Change Communication and the Internet book cover

    Climate Change Communication and the Internet

    Edited by Nelya Koteyko, Brigitte Nerlich, Iina Hellsten

    The volume provides a timely, state of the art collection of studies examining climate change communication in the era of digital media. The chapters focus on a broad range of topics covering various aspects of both practice and research in climate change communication, ranging from the use of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Media Research on Climate Change: Where have we been and where are we heading? book cover

    Media Research on Climate Change

    Where have we been and where are we heading?

    Edited by Ulrika Olausson, Peter Berglez

    Research on media coverage of climate change, as a particular subfield of environmental communication research, has proliferated over the past decade. This book sets out to consider what conclusions can be drawn in light of the existing body of work, what lessons can be learnt, what are the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age book cover

    Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age

    Edited by Steen Steensen, Laura Ahva

    Given the interdisciplinary nature of digital journalism studies and the increasingly blurred boundaries of journalism, there is a need within the field of journalism studies to widen the scope of theoretical perspectives and approaches. Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age discusses new avenues…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Learning to Rival: A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry book cover

    Learning to Rival

    A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry

    By Linda Flower, Elenore Long, Lorraine Higgins

    Learning to Rival tells the inside story of college and high school writers learning to "rival"--to actively seek rival hypotheses and negotiate alternative perspectives on charged questions. It shows how this interdisciplinary literate practice alters with the context of use and how, in learning…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

  • Aspects of Confused Speech: A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers book cover

    Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers

    By Pamela Shakespeare

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Signs, Genres, and Communities in Technical Communication book cover

    Signs, Genres, and Communities in Technical Communication

    By M. Jimmie Killingsworth, Michael K Gilbertson

    This important new text invites readers to step back from their busy professional lives and look at technical communication philosophically, to ask fundamental questions such as what does it mean to communicate? and how do language and graphics - the ""signs"" or ""tools"" of the technical…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Microhistories of Communication Studies: Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives book cover

    Microhistories of Communication Studies

    Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    The story of an academic discipline is usually conveyed in grand movements and long spans, but it can also be told through the lives of individual scholars, through the development of specialties, through the creation and change of departments, and through the formation and transformation of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass Press, 1880-1920 book cover

    Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass Press, 1880-1920

    Edited by John Steel, Marcel Broersma

    At the turn of the 20th century, the significant social, political, and technological changes that were occurring in society also heralded new roles and functions for journalism as a profession and as an aspect of a burgeoning mass mediated society. Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2018-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Online Intercultural Exchange: Policy, Pedagogy, Practice book cover

    Online Intercultural Exchange

    Policy, Pedagogy, Practice

    Edited by Robert O'Dowd, Tim Lewis

    This volume provides a state of the art overview of Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) in university education and demonstrates how educators can use OIE to address current challenges in university contexts such as internationalisation, virtual mobility and intercultural foreign language education…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

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