Communication Studies Products

  • The Digital Academic

    Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn, Pat Thomson

    Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. The contributors take a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric

    The Basics

    By Michael Burke

    Rhetoric: The Basics is a concise introduction to the forms, theories and history of rhetoric. The book traces the development of rhetoric from ancient to modern times, all illustrated with contemporary examples drawn from politics to the courtroom to social media. This book: Explores the five…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Communication Theory

    A Journey Through the Ages

    By Igor E Klyukanov, Galina V Sinekopova

    Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages presents communication theory as a journey through history by way of asking engaged questions. Informed by contemporary problems, students explore theory up close through their own engaged questions. Encouraging intellectual vitality, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Public Speaking

    A Meta-Communicative Approach

    By Jerald Goldstein

    Public Speaking: A Meta-Communicative Approach provides an innovative approach to acquiring public speaking skills, stressing both the theoretical underpinnings, as well as the practical tools one needs, to both structure and deliver meaningful, dynamic presentations. It offers alternative ways of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Political Communication

    6th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    The sixth edition of An Introduction to Political Communication examines the nature of political public relations, political advertising and the role of the media in modern democracies. Brain McNair reflects on the role of political communication in current political shifts across the globe, from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Public Relations and the Corporate Persona

    The Rise of the Affinitive Organization

    By Burton Saint John III

    For much of the last century, large, predominantly US corporations used public relations to demonstrate that their missions resonated with dominant societal values. Through the construction and conveyance of the "corporate persona", they aimed to convince citizens that they share common aspirations…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L. F. Lee

    A comparative approach to media and communication research plays an important, if not indispensable, role in achieving a core mission of researchers: to delimit the generality and specificity of media and communication theories, enabling researchers to more readily identify the influence of social,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity

    Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines

    Edited by Darren Kelsey, Frank Mueller, Andrea Whittle, Majid KhosraviNik

    This book demonstrates the importance of understanding how political rhetoric, financial reporting and media coverage of austerity in transnational contexts is significant to the communicative, social and economic environments in which we live. It considers how aspects of moral storytelling,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Rhetorical Public Speaking

    Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition

    By Nathan Crick

    Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, Third Edition offers students an innovative approach to public speaking by employing the rhetorical canon as a means of constructing artful speech in a multi-mediated environment. It provides a foundation to guide students in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Revitalising Audience Research

    Innovations in European Audience Research

    Edited by Frauke Zeller, Cristina Ponte, Brian O'Neill

    The revitalisation of audience studies is not only about new approaches and methods; it entails a crossing of disciplines and a bridging of long-established boundaries in the field. The aim of this volume is to capture the boundary-crossing processes that have begun to emerge across the discipline…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

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