Paperbacks Direct: Communication Studies

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia book cover

    New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the exponential growth of independent news portal (INPs) in Malaysia and discusses the extent of impacts generated from these portals in Malaysian electoral conduct especially during Malaysia's 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Transformations in A Post-typographic World book cover

    Handbook of Literacy and Technology

    Transformations in A Post-typographic World, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Reinking, Michael C. McKenna, Linda D. Labbo, Ronald D. Kieffer

    The major shift going on today in the technologies of reading and writing raises important questions about conventional conceptions of literacy and its role in education, society, and culture. What are the important characteristics of electronic forms of reading and writing distinguishing them from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music: Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place book cover

    Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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

    Signs, Genres, and Communities in Technical Communication

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication: Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom book cover

    Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • 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

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives book cover

    Climate and Sustainability Communication

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donnalyn Pompper

    Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives builds upon traditional approaches to understanding the role of mass media in shaping social issues by amplifying diverse perspectives of opinion leaders, as well as voices of those affected by climate and sustainability issues. From…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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