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  • Teaching First-Year Communication Courses

    Paradigms and innovations

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    In this book, eleven teacher-scholars of communication provide a robust study of the challenges and opportunities facing those who teach first-year communication courses. The first half of the volume offers paradigmatic analyses, including a survey of the ecology of the first-year course, a plea to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Listening

    Processes, Functioning, and Competency, 2nd Edition

    By Debra L. Worthington, Margaret E. Fitch-Hauser

    Listening explores the process and role of listening in human communication as a cognitive process, as a social function, and as a critical professional competency. While introducing students to the theory and research of listening scholarship, Worthington and Fitch-Hauser also help students to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Speaking with a Purpose

    10th Edition

    By Arthur Koch, Jason Schmitt

    Now in its 10th edition, Speaking with a Purpose is designed to help speakers develop the skills they need to prepare and deliver effective speeches. Based on a traditional step-by-step approach combined with up-to-date communication theory, this no-frills text allows students more time to prepare,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Sport

    Analyses from Social Linguistics

    Edited by David Caldwell, John Walsh, Elaine W. Vine, Jon Jureidini

    This collection brings together innovative research from socially-oriented applied linguists working in sports. Drawing on contemporary approaches to applied linguistics, this book provides readers with in-depth analyses of examples of language-in-use in the context of sport, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets

    By Clea Bourne

    The public relations profession positions itself as expert in building trust throughout global markets, particularly after crisis strikes. Successive crises have tainted financial markets in recent years. Calls to restore trust in finance have been particularly pressing, given trust’s crucial role…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Orality and Translation

    Edited by Paul Bandia

    In the current context of globalization, relocation of cultures, and rampant technologizing of communication, orality has gained renewed interest across disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences. Orality has shed its once negative image as primitive, non-literate, and exotic, and has…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Argumentation

    Analysis and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Frans H. van Eemeren, A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Mass Media and Health

    Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment

    By Kim Walsh-Childers

    Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and the nature of the outcomes. Author Kim Walsh-Childers helps…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Work Pressures

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Dawna Ballard, Matthew McGlone

    Work Pressures fills the void of research on the nature of pressures on individuals in the workplace. It offers a broad view of how work pressures can compromise the performance and vitality of individuals and their organizations. The contributions to this volume not only confirm communication’s…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

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