Communication Studies Products

  • Conflict, Culture & Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster, and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the New Politics of Political Leadership

    Case Studies in Political Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Taras, Richard Davis

    Social Media and the New Politics of Political Leadership examines how political leaders have adapted to the challenges of social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Memes among other means of persuasion. Established political leaders now use social media to grab headlines, set the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Visual Character Development in Film and Television

    Your Character is Your Canvas, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hanly, Elisabeth Rowney

    This book takes a unique look at visual character development in motion pictures and television by using famous works of art combined with modern works of film and television to demonstrate how to weave a visual tale. In a single shot or scene, what should we reveal about a character? What should…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of 'high-end' language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • End of Life Communication

    Stories from the Dead Zone, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Jonathan L. Crane

    This book examines the dialectic between fictional death as depicted in the media and real death as it is experienced in a hospital setting. Using a Terror Management theoretical lens, Davis and Crane explore the intersections of life and death, experience and fiction, to understand the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • The Listening Advantage

    Outcomes and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Judi Brownell

    This outcome-based text offers principles and skill-building experiences for the critical competence of listening. It serves as an adaptable supplement for courses in communication and professional studies. It draws from the author’s HURIER model, which identifies six interrelated components of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Challenging Extremist Views on Social Media

    Developing a Counter-Messaging Response, 1st Edition

    By Jan Jaap van Eerten, Bertjan Doosje

    This book is a timely and significant examination of the role of the use of counter-messaging via social media as a potential means to prevent or counter radicalization to violent extremism. In recent years, extremist groups have developed increasingly sophisticated online communication strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health Advocacy

    Rhetorical Ingenuity for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie White-Farnham, Bryna Siegel Finer, Cathryn Molloy

    Women’s Health Advocacy brings together academic studies and personal narratives to demonstrate how women use a variety of arguments, forms of writing, and communication strategies to effect change in a health system that is not only often difficult to participate in, but which can be actively…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Once Upon a Pixel

    Storytelling and Worldbuilding in Video Games, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Paterson, Timothy Simpson-Williams, Will Cordner

    Once Upon a Pixel examines the increasing sophistication of storytelling and worldbuilding in modern video games. Drawing on some of gaming’s most popular titles, including Red Dead Redemption 2, The Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn, and the long-running Metal Gear Solid series, it is a pioneering…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the US Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Graphic Violence

    Illustrated Theories about Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives, 1st Edition

    By Emily Edwards, Tristan Fuller

    Graphic Violence provides an innovative introduction to the relationship between violence and visual media, discussing how media consumers and producers can think critically about and interact with violent visual content. It comprehensively surveys predominant theories of media violence and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

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