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  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Representation, Rhetoric, Reality

    Edited by Eleanor Drywood, Michelle Farrell, Edel Hughes

    Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly contested in politics and in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Communication Science Theory and Research

    An Advanced Introduction

    By Marina Krcmar, David Ewoldsen, Ascan Koerner

    This volume provides a graduate-level introduction to communication science, including theory and scholarship for masters and PhD students as well as practicing scholars. The work defines communication, reviews its history, and provides a broad look at how communication research is conducted. It…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Islam and the Media

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to illustrate the variety of different Islamic mediated expressions, both in Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts. The study of the myriad of ways in which Islam is mediated in today’s world is important, because the media (both traditional, i.e print and broadcast, and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • 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 – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Giddens and Castells

    A Comparative Critique

    By Daniel Chaffee

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Science in the Public Sphere

    A history of lay knowledge and expertise

    By Agusti Nieto-Galan

    Science in the Public Sphere presents a broad yet detailed picture of the history of science popularization from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century. Global in focus, it provides an original theoretical framework for analysing the political load of science as an instrument of cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    The collection brings together, under different headings, the most significant 20th century contributions to the study of tropes and figures. The collection opens with Book IV of the anonymous Rhetorica ad Herennium, the seminal, first extant treatment of figures upon which all subsequent work…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Public Relations and Participatory Culture

    Fandom, Social Media and Community Engagement

    Edited by Amber Hutchins, Natalie T.J. Tindall

    While public relations practitioners have long focused on the relationship between organizations and their stakeholders, there has never been a time when that relationship was so dominated by public participation. The new model of multiple messages originating from multiple publics at varying…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Public Speaking that Works

    A Meta-communicative Approach

    By Jerald Goldstein

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge

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