Communication Studies Products

  • Journalism and Human Rights

    How Demographics Drive Media Coverage

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Standing Up, Speaking Out

    Stand-Up Comedy and the Rhetoric of Social Change

    Edited by Matthew R. Meier, Casey R. Schmitt

    In recent decades, some of the most celebrated and culturally influential American oratorical performances have come not from leaders or religious visionaries, but from stand-up comics. Even though comedy and satire have been addressed by rhetorical scholarship in recent decades, little has been…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations

    Edited by Jacquie L'Etang, David McKie, Nancy Snow, Jordi Xifra

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground-breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Nonverbal Messages Tell More

    A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication

    By Teri Kwal Gamble, Michael Gamble

    Nonverbal Messages Tell More: A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication offers an active and dynamic approach to the study of nonverbal communication. The study of nonverbal cues and messages is a difficult undertaking, but Teri and Michael Gamble have put together a volume that approaches the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Mental Disorder

    10th Edition

    By William C. Cockerham

    The 10th edition of Sociology of Mental Disorder presents the major issues and research findings on the influence of race, social class, gender, and age on the incidence and prevalence of mental disorder. The text also examines the institutions that help those with mental disorders, mental health…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Persuasion in Society

    By Jean G. Jones, Herbert W. Simons

    Persuasion in Society, Third Edition introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Communication

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Anthony Dudo, LeeAnn Kahlor

    The focus of this book is Strategic Communication. Communication can be defined as strategic if its development and/or dissemination is driven by an expected outcome. These outcomes can be attitudinal, behavioral, persuasive or knowledge-related; they can lead to change or engagement, or they can…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

    Edited by Paul Baker, Jesse Egbert

    Contemporary corpus linguists use a wide variety of methods to study discourse patterns. This volume provides a systematic comparison of various methodological approaches in corpus linguistics through a series of parallel empirical studies that use a single corpus dataset to answer the same…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Discourses of Global Climate Change

    Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms

    By Jonas Anshelm, Martin Hultman

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Social Media in Medicine

    Edited by Margaret S. Chisolm

    The use of social media around the world has exploded in recent years, with the number of monthly active users of Facebook and Twitter estimated to be one billion and one quarter billion, respectively. Physicians and medical trainees are among the users of social media, raising questions of how…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge

  • The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Seán Street

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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