Textbooks: Communication Studies

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods book cover

    Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods is a companion to the successful Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies volume. Whereas the case studies volume looked at the production of science somewhat neutrally as objects of study, Theories, Themes, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication book cover

    Among Cultures

    The Challenge of Communication, 3rd Edition

    By Bradford J Hall, Patricia Covarrubias, Kristin A Kirschbaum

    Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 

  • Documentary Media: History, Theory, Practice book cover

    Documentary Media

    History, Theory, Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Broderick Fox

    In a digital moment where both the democratizing and totalitarian possibilities of media are unprecedented, the need for complex, ethical, and imaginative documentary media—for you, the reader of this book to think, question, and create—is vital. Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned practitioner…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 

  • Answers for Modern Communicators: A guide to effective business communication book cover

    Answers for Modern Communicators

    A guide to effective business communication

    By Deirdre Breakenridge

    This book provides students and professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. Communication expert, Deirdre Breakenridge, examines the ways in which professionals can make the most of their…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 

  • The History and Theory of Rhetoric: An Introduction book cover

    The History and Theory of Rhetoric

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By James A. Herrick

    By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for evaluating…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 

  • Mass Media Revolution book cover

    Mass Media Revolution

    3rd Edition

    By J. Charles Sterin, Tameka Winston

    Now in its Third Edition, Mass Media Revolution remains a dynamic guide to the world of mass media, enhancing its readers’ development as critical consumers. The text employs a storytelling narrative style and integrated, chapter-specific digital material, providing a seamless learning experience.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 

  • The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit: An Essential Guide to Successful Public Relations Practice book cover

    The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit

    An Essential Guide to Successful Public Relations Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Theaker, Heather Yaxley

    The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit presents guidance to instruct and educate students and professionals of public relations and corporate communications. Alison Theaker and Heather Yaxley cover every aspect of critical practice, including definitions of public relations, key theoretical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 

  • Engaging Theories in Family Communication: Multiple Perspectives book cover

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication

    Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Braithwaite, Elizabeth Suter, Kory Floyd

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing both on those theories originating within the communication discipline and allied disciplines. Contributors write on their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 

  • Listening: Attitudes, Principles, and Skills book cover


    Attitudes, Principles, and Skills, 6th Edition

    By Judi Brownell

    Listening, Sixth Edition takes an experiential approach to listening instruction, providing extensive applied examples and cases within the context of the HURIER model’s framework. The text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components which are developed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects--from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications--form the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Public Administration and Public Affairs book cover

    Public Administration and Public Affairs

    13th Edition

    By Nicholas Henry

    Public Administration and Public Affairs demonstrates how to govern efficiently, effectively, and responsibly in an age of political corruption and crises in public finance. Providing a comprehensive, accessible and humorous introduction to the field of Public Administration, this text is designed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 

  • Persuasion in Your Life book cover

    Persuasion in Your Life

    2nd Edition

    By Shawn Wahl, Eric R. Morris

    Persuasion in Your Life, 2nd Edition speaks directly to the student by focusing on life experiences, from critically viewing persuasive public campaigns to making business and health care decisions. This new edition concludes with a new chapter on the assessment of persuasive messages. It also…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 

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