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  • Paradox in Public Relations

    A Contrarian Critique of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Kevin L. Stoker

    Paradox in Public Relations: A Contrarian Critique of Theory and Practice is a thought-provoking exploration of public relations, aiming to promote changes in meaning and perception by creating new meta-realities for public relations. The term "Public Relations" was embraced by early practitioners…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece offers an innovative approach to archaic and classical Greek literature by focusing on an original and rather unexplored topic. Through close readings of epic, lyric, and tragic poetry, the book engages into a thorough discourse on error, loss, and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge

  • Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

    2nd Edition

    By Shoma Munshi

    This book examines the phenomenon of prime time soap operas on Indian television. An anthropological insight into social issues and practices of contemporary India through the television, this volume analyses the production of soaps within India’s cultural fabric. It deconstructs themes and issues…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge India

  • Childlessness in the Age of Communication

    Deconstructing Silence, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Archetti

    Cristina Archetti started researching childlessness after being diagnosed with "unexplained infertility". She soon discovered that, although involuntary childlessness affects an increasing number of women and men across the world, this topic is shrouded taboo and shame. This book is both a readable…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • A Pre-Modern Cultural History of Risk

    Imagining the Future, 1st Edition

    By Gaspar Mairal

    This book answers the need for a contextual, long-term and interpretative analysis of risk from original sources. Risk has historically been a way of imagining what could happen in the future based on expert theories and predictions. This book explores this notion of ‘managing the future’ by…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Public Relations, Branding and Authenticity

    Brand Communications in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sian Rees

    Public Relations, Branding and Authenticity: Brand Communications in the Digital Age explores the role of PR and branding in society by considering the notion of authentic communications within the context of an emerging digital media environment. This qualitative analysis explores the challenge…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • The Art of Global Power

    Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Merson

    Artwork and popular cultures are crucial sites of contesting and transforming power relationships in world politics. The contributors to this edited collection draw on their experiences across arts, activist, and academic communities to analyze how the global politics of colonialism, capitalism,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Organizing Inclusion

    Moving Diversity from Demographics to Communication Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marya L. Doerfel, Jennifer L. Gibbs

    Organizing Inclusion brings communication experts together to examine issues of inclusion and exclusion, which have emerged as a major challenge as both society and the workforce become more diverse. Connecting communication theories to diversity and inclusion, and clarifying that inclusion is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • Sacred Rhetorical Education in 19th Century America

    Austin Phelps at Andover Theological Seminary, 1st Edition

    By Michael-John DePalma

    This book offers new insight into the ways rhetorical educators’ religious motives influenced the shape of nineteenth-century rhetorical education and invites scholars of writing and rhetoric to consider what the study of religiously-animated pedagogies might reveal about rhetorical education…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition

    The Art Of Enargeia, 1st Edition

    By Lynette M. F. Bosch

    This book employs a new approach to the art of sixteenth-century Europe by incorporating rhetoric and theory to enable a reinterpretation of elements of Mannerism as being grounded in sixteenth-century spirituality. Lynette M. F. Bosch examines the conceptual vocabulary found in sixteenth-century…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Post-Truth Public Relations

    Communication in an Era of Digital Disinformation, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Thompson

    This book explores the purpose, practice and effects of public relations (PR) at a time that has been variously described as an era of populism, post-truth and fake news. It considers how PR processes have contributed to the current social condition of post-truth and what constitutes PR work in…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Discourses in Action

    What Language Enables Us to Do, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Krippendorff, Nour Halabi

    This interdisciplinary collection brings together leading and emerging scholars of discourse, conceptualizing how discursive practices shape social, political, and even material realities today. Discourses in Action presents a wide range of essays that explore fundamental concerns for the social…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

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