Communication Theory Products

  • Talking Through Death

    Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts

    By Christine Davis, Deborah Breede

    Talking Through Death examines communication at the end-of-life from several different communication perspectives: interpersonal (patient, provider, family), mediated, and cultural. By studying interpersonal and family communication, cultural media, funeral related rituals, religious and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • 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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • You Make the Call

    Case Studies in Sports Communication

    Edited by Terry Rentner, David Burns

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse

    Advancing Conversations across Disciplines

    Edited by Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning

    Despite decades of activism, resistance, and education, both feminists and gender rebels continue to experience personal, political, institutional, and cultural resistance to rights, recognition, and respect. In the face of these inequalities and disparities, Transgressing Feminist Theory and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 

  • Communication Theory

    A Journey Through the Ages

    By Igor E Klyukanov, Galina V Sinekopova

    Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages presents communication theory as a journey through history by way of asking engaged questions. Informed by contemporary problems, students explore theory up close through their own engaged questions. Encouraging intellectual vitality, the authors…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Public Interest Communication

    Critical Debates and Global Contexts

    Edited by Jane Johnston, Magda Pieczka

    Communication has become the technology of public interest, demanding a re-examination of the key concept of public in both public relations and communication theory. This book defines a new concept of public interest communication, combining the conflict, negotiation and adaptation inherent in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors, 2nd Edition

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. It analyzes writing center talk, focusing on tutors’ verbal strategies, at the macro-…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22 

  • The Handbook of Journalism Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Thomas Hanitzsch

    This Handbook charts the growing area of journalism studies, exploring the current state of theory and setting an agenda for future research in an international context. The volume is structured around theoretical and empirical approaches, and covers scholarship on news production and organizations…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    ICA Handbook Series

  • Public Relations and Individuality

    Fate, Influence and Autonomy

    By Simon Moore

    Our individuality is partly shaped by encounters with the external world so it is inconceivable that we are unaffected by the planned management of public communications which manages much of our external experience. Exploring one of the most important mediators between organizations and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 

  • Paradox and Public Relations

    Promoting Progress and Change

    By Kevin L. Stoker

    The term "Public Relations" was embraced by early practitioners primarily because it sounded more professional than the often pejorative alternatives. Paradoxically, the term is replete with contradictory elements and now carries its own negative connotations. Looking through this lens of paradox,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication

    A new approach to public relations research and practice

    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 – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

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