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  • Language and Control

    1st Edition

    By Roger Fowler, Bob Hodge, Gunther Kress, Tony Trew

    Originally published in 1979. This book studies language variation as a part of social practice - how language expresses and helps regulate social relationships of all kinds. Different groups, classes, institutions and situations have their special modes of language and these varieties are not just…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Situation

    Language Varieties and their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gregory, Susanne Carroll

    Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • The Cultural Authority of Science

    Comparing across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin W Bauer, Petra Pansegrau, Rajesh Shukla

    The cultural authority of science is the authority that is granted to science in any particular context. This authority is as much a matter of image and perceived legitimacy as of statutory guarantee. However, while authority can be charismatic, based on tradition or based on competence, we would…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30
    Routledge

  • A Relational Model of Public Discourse

    The African Philosophy of Ubuntu, 1st Edition

    By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

    Contemporary democratic discourses are frequently, though not exclusively, characterized by an attitude of ‘pro and con' where the aim is to persuade others, a jury or an audience, of what is right and what is wrong. Challenging such procedures, this book teases out an alternative model of public…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Posthuman Praxis in Technical Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen R. Moore, Daniel P. Richards

    This collection, aimed at scholars, teachers, and practitioners in technical communication, focuses on the praxis-based connections between technical communication and theoretical movements that have emerged in the past several decades, namely new materialism and posthumanism. It provides a much…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Strategic Silence

    Public Relations and Indirect Communication, 1st Edition

    By Roumen Dimitrov

    Mainstream public relations overvalues noise, sound and voice in public communication. But how can we explain that while practitioners use silence on a daily basis, academics have widely remained quiet on the subject? Why is silence habitually famed as inherently bad and unethical? Silence is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the Corporate Persona

    The Rise of the Affinitive Organization, 1st Edition

    By Burton Saint John III

    For much of the last century, large, predominantly US corporations used public relations to demonstrate that their missions resonated with dominant societal values. Through the construction and conveyance of the "corporate persona", they aimed to convince citizens that they share common aspirations…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice

    From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Charles Marsh

    Modern approaches to public relations cluster into three camps along a continuum: conflict-oriented egoism, e.g. forms of contingency theory that focus almost exclusively on the wellbeing of an entity; redressed egoism, e.g. subsidies to redress PR’s egoistic nature; and forms of self-interested…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Critical Remix Video

    The Role of Sampling in Transformative Works, 1st Edition

    By Owen Gallagher

    Remix is now considered by many to be a form of derivative work, but such generalizations have resulted in numerous non-commercial remixes being wrongfully accused of copyright infringement. Gallagher argues, however, that remix is a fundamentally transformative practice. The assumption that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Geomedia Studies

    Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Fast, André Jansson, Johan Lindell, Linda Ryan Bengtsson, Mekonnen Tesfahuney

    This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals, 1st Edition

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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