Communication Studies Products

  • The Dynamics of Persuasion

    Communication and Attitudes in the Twenty-First Century, 6th Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    The Dynamics of Persuasion has been a staple resource for teaching persuasion for nearly two decades. Author Richard M. Perloff speaks to students in a style that is engaging and informational, explaining key theories and research as well as providing timely and relevant examples. The companion…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users

    Edited by Wendy Willems, Winston Mano

    This book addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds of media: old and new, state and private, elite and popular, global and national, material and virtual. The ongoing targeting of African audiences and users by global media companies such as…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

    Edited by Vimala Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing is a workshop in a book – take a step-by-step approach to screenwriting starting with a blank page, and work through the book to a first draft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 
    Focal Press

  • Character Evidence in the Courts of Classical Athens

    Implementing the Rule of Law in Athenian Rhetoric

    By Vasileios Adamidis

    There has been much debate in scholarship over the factors determining the outcome of legal hearings in Athens and specifically the extent to which judicial panels were influenced by non-legal considerations in addition to, or even instead of, questions of law. Ancient rhetorical theory devoted…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies

    By Jennifer Clifton

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change—changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Communication for Business

    By Elizabeth Tuleja

    This book brings together principles and new theories in intercultural communication in a concise and practical manner, focusing on communication as the foundation for management and global leadership. Grounded in the cultural intelligence (CQ) model, this compact text examines the concepts…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Public Speaking

    A Meta-communicative Approach

    By Jerald Goldstein

    Public Speaking provides an innovative approach to acquiring public speaking skills, stressing both the theoretical underpinnings, as well as the practical tools one needs, to both structure and deliver meaningful, dynamic presentations. It offers alternative ways of looking at public speaking: the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Socialbots

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Mass Media and Health

    Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment

    By Kim Walsh-Childers

    Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and the nature of the outcomes. Author Kim Walsh-Childers helps…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Organization as Communication

    Perspectives in Dialogue

    Edited by Steffen Blaschke, Dennis Schoeneborn

    Among the recent developments in organizational communication studies is a theoretical perspective that emphasizes the constitutive role of communication for organization and organizing: CCO. The edited volume features a wide range of articles that link the CCO perspective to European theory…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Gesture and Film

    Signalling New Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Liz Watkins

    Gesture has held a crucial role in cinema since its inception. In the absence of spoken words, early cinema frequently exploited the communicative potential of the gestures of actors. As this book demonstrates, gesture has continued to assume immense importance in film to the present day. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

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