Communication Studies Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power

    Edited by Naren Chitty, Li Ji, Gary Rawnsley, Craig Hayden

    The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Community-based Media Pedagogies

    Relational Practices of Listening in the Commons

    By Bronwen Low, Paula M. Salvio, Chloe Brushwood Rose

    Participatory media is a tool for individual and community education and development, allowing students to express and share their ideas and opinions, and to contribute to the production of the commons. Vital to the storytelling in these community spaces is listening—the listening of project…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change

    Edited by Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Patrick Burkart

    Digital piracy cultures and peer-to-peer technologies combined to spark transformations in audio-visual distribution between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s. Digital piracy also inspired the creation of a global anti-piracy law and policy regime, and counter-movements such as the Swedish and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • 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 – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Religion by Radio

    Its Place in British Broadcasting

    By Melville Dinwiddie

    This book, first published in 1968, describes the development of religion by radio, and its influences on people both inside and outside the Church. It tells of experiment and practice, of acceptance and rejection, of inspiration and comfort in peace and war, and assesses the great contribution…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • The Unseen Voice

    A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio

    By Lesley Johnson

    Images of the golden age of wireless and family life before the age of television have widespread currency. Their dominance raises fundamental questions about the extent to which people’s memories of early radio and everyday pre-war life are shaped and mediated by these public histories. For…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • Who's Listening?

    The Story of BBC Audience Research

    By Robert J.E. Silvery

    This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques of social research to broadcasting and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies

    By David T. MacFarland

    This book, first published in 1990, offers an in-depth analysis of the ‘fundamental beliefs’ of radio. This refers to the common understanding of what the radio enterprise is – and should be – about: entertainment and information. A major thrust of this book is to arrive at a set of fundamental…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age

    Edited by Steen Steensen, Laura Ahva

    Given the interdisciplinary nature of digital journalism studies and the increasingly blurred boundaries of journalism, there is a need within the field of journalism studies to widen the scope of theoretical perspectives and approaches. Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age discusses new avenues…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish

    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 – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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