Communication Studies Products

  • US Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories

    By Sarah Bishop

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media texts, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in America. Guided by seventy-four different narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq and Somalia, US Media and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 

  • Landmark Essays on Archival Research

    Edited by Lynee Lewis Gaillet, Helen Diana Eidson, Don Gammill Jr.

    Landmark Essays on Archival Research gathers over twenty years of essays addressing archival research methodologies and methods. They give readers a sense of how scholars have articulated archival research over the last two decades, providing insight into the shifts research methods have undergone…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Audience Research Methodologies

    Between Innovation and Consolidation

    Edited by Geoffroy Patriarche, Helena Bilandzic, Jakob Linaa Jensen, Jelena Jurišić

    The transformations of people’s relations to media content, technologies and institutions raise new methodological challenges and opportunities for audience research. This edited volume aims at contributing to the development of the repertoire of methods and methodologies for audience research by…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • China's Unruly Journalists

    How Committed Professionals are Changing the People’s Republic

    By Jonathan Hassid

    Despite operating in one of the most tightly controlled media environments in the world, Chinese journalists sometimes take extraordinary risks, braving the perils of job loss or imprisonment to report sensitive stories. As a result, a group of journalists stands at the forefront of some of China’s…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media and Migration

    Learning in a globalized world

    Edited by Kevin Leander, Mariëtte de Haan

    Media and Migration: Learning in a globalized world brings together studies located at the intersection of migration, media and learning, and considers how the learning practices of youth in migration are shaped by new media. The change in the mobilities of people, media, and material goods which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 

  • Networking the Globe

    New Technologies and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Florian Stadtler, Ole Birk Laursen

    Contemporary events which have catastrophic global ramifications such as the current economic crisis or on-going conflicts across the globe are not only mediated by super-fast digital communication and information networks, but also conditioned by the presence of rapidly advancing technologies.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    Structures of desire

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Social Media and Public Relations

    Fake Friends and Powerful Publics

    By Judy Motion, Robert L. Heath, Shirley Leitch

    Social media is having a profound, but not yet fully understood impact on public relations. In the 24/7 world of perpetually connected publics, will public relations function as a dark art that spins (or tweets) self-interested variations of the truth for credulous audiences? Or does the full glare…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Akira Kurosawa is arguably known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Organizations, Communication, and Health

    Edited by Tyler Harrison, Elizabeth Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 

  • Environmental Crises in Central Asia

    From steppes to seas, from deserts to glaciers

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    Environmental conditions do not exist in a vacuum. They are influenced by science, politics, history, public policy, culture, economics, public attitudes, and competing priorities, as well as past human decisions. In the case of Central Asia, such Soviet-era decisions include irrigation systems and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

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