Communication Research Methods Products

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    Who are the targets of the risk media? Who are most in danger? Who produces the conditions for risk emergence? Who manages risk? Who lives with it? These vectors—the when, where, how, and who—of risk media define the concerns of this volume, which aims to define, historicize, and critically…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Talking White Trash

    Mediated Representations and Lived Experiences of White Working-Class People

    By Tasha R. Dunn

    Talking White Trash documents the complex and interwoven relationship between mediated representations and lived experiences of white working-class people—a task inspired by the author’s experiences growing up in a white working-class family and neighborhood and how she came to understand herself…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis

    Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World

    Edited by François Cooren, Fabienne Malbois

    In our daily experiences, we feel, perceive, designate, invoke or comment on other beings that are part of our world, whether these beings are people, artifacts, technologies, institutions, projects, animals, divinities, emotions, cultures, ideologies or opinions. Echoing recent developments in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • The Qualitative Manifesto

    A Call to Arms, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    Now issued as part of the Routledge Education Classic Edition series, A Qualitative Manifesto provides a "call to arms" for researchers from the leading figure in the qualitative research community, Norman Denzin. Denzin asks for a research tradition engaged in social justice, sensitive to identity…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • How to Write Qualitative Research

    By Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Accidental Ethnography

    An Inquiry into Family Secrecy, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher N. Poulos

    Each family has its secrets, ones that shape family communication and relationships in a way generally unknown to the outsider and often the family itself. Autoethnographers, students of these relationships, confront many silences in their attempts to understand these social worlds. Now issued as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork

    Edited by Samantha Senda-Cook, Aaron Hess, Michael Middleton, Danielle Endres

    Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork compiles foundational articles highlighting the development of fieldwork in rhetorical criticism. Presenting a wide variety of approaches, the volume begins with a section establishing the starting points for the development of fieldwork in rhetorical criticism and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Affect, Emotion, and Rhetorical Persuasion in Mass Communication

    Edited by Lei Zhang, Carlton Clark

    This volume examines the interplay between affect theory and rhetorical persuasion in mass communication. The essays collected here draw connections between affect theory, rhetorical studies, mass communication theory, cultural studies, political science, sociology, and a host of other disciplines.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Digital Discussions

    How Big Data Informs Political Communication

    Edited by Natalie Jomini Stroud, Shannon McGregor

    Big data raise major research possibilities for political communication scholars interested in how citizens, elites, and journalists interact. With the availability of social media data, academics can observe, on a large scale, how people talk about politics. The opportunity to study political…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Understanding Communication Research Methods

    A Theoretical and Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen M. Croucher, Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, this textbook offers students practical reasons why they should care about research methods and a guide to actually conducting research themselves. Examining quantitative, qualitative, and critical…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Data-Driven Public Relations Research

    21st Century Practices and Applications

    By Jim Eggensperger, Natalie Redcross

    The public relations industry is undergoing a revolution in using data to define promotional programs, to measure influence and to address the needs of clients with more precision than ever. Applying tools that range from online surveys to social-media listening to applying big data with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • From Student to Scholar

    A Guide to Writing Through the Dissertation Stage

    By Keith Hjortshoj

    From Student to Scholar guides graduate students through the "hidden" developmental transition required in writing a dissertation and moving beyond, to become a successful scholar. Identifying common rhetorical challenges across disciplines, author Hjortshoj explains how to accommodate evolving…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

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