Paperbacks Direct: Visual Communication

  • The Materiality of Writing: A Trace Making Perspective book cover

    The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism: Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity book cover

    Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism

    Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Allan

    If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the heart of a set of pressing issues, where an array of impassioned voices may be heard in vigorous debate. While some of these voices are confidently…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Modes and Meaning: Displays of Evidence in Education book cover

    Modes and Meaning: Displays of Evidence in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geert Thyssen, Karin Priem

    In the past few decades there has been a growing interest and debate amongst historians of education surrounding issues of visuality, materiality, spatiality, transfer, and circulation. This collection of essays – with its focus on the interaction between ideas, images, objects, and/or spaces that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Visual Culture and Public Policy: Towards a visual polity? book cover

    Visual Culture and Public Policy

    Towards a visual polity?, 1st Edition

    By Victor Bekkers, Rebecca Moody

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents: An Empirical Approach book cover

    The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Studies of Video Practices: Video at Work book cover

    Studies of Video Practices

    Video at Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, Lorenza Mondada

    The last two decades have seen a rapid increase in the production and consumption of video by both professionals and amateurs. The near ubiquity of devices with video cameras and the rise of sites like YouTube have lead to the growth and transformation of the practices of producing, circulating,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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

    Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics book cover

    Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems book cover

    Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet: Digital Fusion book cover

    The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet

    Digital Fusion, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Handa

    This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring the content of those same pages. Handa argues that as our lives become increasingly digital,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Image and Influence: Studies in the Sociology of Film book cover

    Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Tudor

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Rhetoric, Remembrance, and Visual Form: Sighting Memory book cover

    Rhetoric, Remembrance, and Visual Form

    Sighting Memory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Teresa Demo, Bradford Vivian

    This volume offers a multifaceted investigation of intersections among visual and memorial forms in modern art, politics, and society. The question of the relationships among images and memory is particularly relevant to contemporary society, at a time when visually-based technologies are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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