Textbooks: Political Communication

  • Exploring Communication Ethics: A Socratic Approach book cover

    Exploring Communication Ethics

    A Socratic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Randy Bobbitt

    Exploring Communication Ethics is a comprehensive textbook on the ethical issues facing communication professionals in today’s rapidly changing media environment. Empowering students to respond to real-world ethical dilemmas by drawing upon philosophical principles, historical background,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Ethically: Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships book cover

    Communicating Ethically

    Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships, 3rd Edition

    By William W. Neher

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Communicating Ethically provides a broad introduction to the ethical nature of communication, bringing together classical and modern theories of ethical philosophy to address issues at play in specific careers and domains throughout the field. By…

    Paperback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement book cover

    Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn—and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • African American Communication: Examining the Complexities of Lived Experiences book cover

    African American Communication

    Examining the Complexities of Lived Experiences, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald L. Jackson II, Amber L. Johnson, Michael L. Hecht, Sidney A. Ribeau

    Now in its third edition, this text examines how African Americans personally and culturally define themselves and how that definition informs their communication habits, practices, and norms. This edition includes new chapters that highlight discussions of gender and sexuality, intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication 2019 Update book cover

    The Law of Public Communication 2019 Update

    10th Edition

    By William E. Lee, Daxton R. Stewart, Jonathan Peters

    Updated to reflect new developments through 2019, the tenth edition of The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of communication and media law that includes the most current legal developments. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason book cover

    Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason, 2nd Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Political Campaign Communication: Inside and Out book cover

    Political Campaign Communication

    Inside and Out, 3rd Edition

    By Larry Powell, Joseph Cowart

    Now in its third edition, Political Campaign Communication: Inside and Out examines the intricacies of political campaigning through the eyes of both an academic and a political consultant. Unlike others in its field, this text takes a broad view of political campaigning, discussing both theories…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Political Communication: Media and Politics in a Digital Age book cover

    The Dynamics of Political Communication

    Media and Politics in a Digital Age, 2nd Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    What impact do news and political advertising have on us? How do candidates use media to persuade us as voters? Are we informed adequately about political issues? Do twenty-first-century political communications measure up to democratic ideals? The Dynamics of Political Communication: Media and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Political Communication book cover

    An Introduction to Political Communication

    6th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    At a time of radical shifts in power across the globe, the sixth edition of An Introduction to Political Communication examines the role of the media in the political process. Brian McNair reflects on the role of communication in key events such as the referendum vote for the UK’s withdrawal from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age book cover

    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 – 2017-06-12
    Routledge

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