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  • Language and Control book cover

    Language and Control

    1st Edition

    By Roger Fowler, Bob Hodge, Gunther Kress, Tony Trew

    Originally published in 1979. This book studies language variation as a part of social practice - how language expresses and helps regulate social relationships of all kinds. Different groups, classes, institutions and situations have their special modes of language and these varieties are not just…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Situation: Language Varieties and their Social Contexts book cover

    Language and Situation

    Language Varieties and their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gregory, Susanne Carroll

    Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication book cover

    Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Advances in Foundational Mass Communication Theories book cover

    Advances in Foundational Mass Communication Theories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ran Wei

    Providing leading-edge perspectives on the legacy theories of mass media and society, this collection advances the foundational theories of mass communications, which have sustained the field of study over the past fifty years. Many of these contributions were originally published as a Deutschmann…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age book cover

    Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures: ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception book cover

    A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures

    ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception, 1st Edition

    By James Stratman

    This book is a scholarly work of forensic linguistics that demonstrates how the principles of Gricean pragmatics and their recent elaboration in Information Manipulation Theory (IMT) can be of use to courts faced with deciding cases of allegedly fraudulent disclosure documents. The usual goal of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Jack, Jane Davison, Russell Craig

    One of the prime purposes of accounting is to communicate and yet, to date, this fundamental aspect of the discipline has received relatively little attention. The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication represents the first collection of contributions to focus on the power of communication…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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

    Reviving Gramsci

    Crisis, Communication, and Change, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication: A new approach to public relations research and practice book cover

    Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication

    A new approach to public relations research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Melanie James

    In public relations, people talk about positioning an idea, a persona, a political ideal, an ideology – but what are they talking about? Why do some positions taken by organizations crystallize in the minds of audiences, while others fail?  Whilst positioning is not something new in public…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Theories of the Mobile Internet: Materialities and Imaginaries book cover

    Theories of the Mobile Internet

    Materialities and Imaginaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss

    This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects. Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Researching Virtual Worlds: Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices book cover

    Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Race(ing) Intercultural Communication: Racial Logics in a Colorblind Era book cover

    Race(ing) Intercultural Communication

    Racial Logics in a Colorblind Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dreama G. Moon, Michelle A. Holling

    Race(ing) Intercultural Communication signals a crucial intervention in the field, as well as in wider society, where social and political events are calling for new ways of making sense of race in the 21st century. Contributors to this book work at multiple intersections, theoretically and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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