Textbooks: Communication Studies

  • Strategic Conflict book cover

    Strategic Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Canary, Sandra Lakey

    Strategic Conflict offers a research-based, accessible analysis of how people can manage conflict productively. Moving beyond the basics of conflict, it examines interpersonal situations in which conflict occurs and promotes strategic communicative responses based on the latest theoretical research…

    Paperback – 2012-07-03
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Exploring World Englishes: Language in a Global Context book cover

    Exploring World Englishes

    Language in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Philip Seargeant

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are…

    Paperback – 2012-06-15
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • Key Readings in Journalism book cover

    Key Readings in Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elliot King, Jane Chapman

    Key Readings in Journalism brings together over thirty essential writings that every student of journalism should know. Designed as a primary text for undergraduate students, each reading was carefully chosen in response to extensive surveys from educators reflecting on the needs of today’s…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07

  • Political Discourse Analysis: A Method for Advanced Students book cover

    Political Discourse Analysis

    A Method for Advanced Students, 1st Edition

    By Isabela Fairclough, Norman Fairclough

    In this accessible new textbook, Isabela and Norman Fairclough present their innovative approach to analysing political discourse. Political Discourse Analysis integrates analysis of arguments into critical discourse analysis and political discourse analysis. The book is grounded in a view of…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19

  • The Olympics: The Basics book cover

    The Olympics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    The Basics

  • Communicating: A Social, Career, and Cultural Focus book cover


    A Social, Career, and Cultural Focus, 12th Edition

    By Roy Berko, Andrew Wolvin, Darlyn R. Wolvin, Joan E. Aitken

    This highly-regarded introduction to communication book offers a comprehensive blend of basic communication theory, research, and skills, with a strong emphasis on relationship communication (social), workplace (career), and intercultural communication (culture). Communicating introduces the basic…

    Paperback – 2011-12-28

  • Media and Religion: Foundations of an Emerging Field book cover

    Media and Religion

    Foundations of an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    By Daniel A. Stout

    This text examines the history, theory, cultural context, and professional aspects of media and religion. While religion has been explored more fully in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and the humanities, there is no clear bridge of understanding to the communication discipline.…

    Paperback – 2011-12-12

  • The Crisis Manager: Facing Disasters, Conflicts, and Failures book cover

    The Crisis Manager

    Facing Disasters, Conflicts, and Failures, 2nd Edition

    By Otto Lerbinger

    Responding to the era of crises in which we now live, The Crisis Manager offers wise counsel for anticipating and responding to crises as well as taking the steps required to reduce the impact of these events. Spotlighting the reality of crisis at levels ranging from local to global, author Otto…

    Paperback – 2011-11-03
    Routledge Communication Series

  • News Now: Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age book cover

    News Now

    Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Susan Green, Mark Lodato, B. William Silcock, Carol Schwalbe

    Debuting in its first edition News Now: Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age helps today's broadcast journalism students prepare for a mobile, interactive, and highly competitive workplace. The authors, all faculty members of the prestigious Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication,…

    Paperback – 2011-09-13

  • Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing book cover

    Concepts in Composition

    Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing, 2nd Edition

    By Irene L. Clark

    Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing is designed to foster reflection on how theory impacts practice, enabling prospective teachers to develop their own comprehensive and coherent conception of what writing is or should be and to consider how people learn to write…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29

  • Race and News: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Race and News

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Christopher P. Campbell, Kim M. LeDuff, Cheryl D. Jenkins, Rockell A. Brown

    The history of American journalism is marked by disturbing representations of people and communities of color, from the disgraceful stereotypes of pre-civil rights America, to the more subtle myths that are reflected in routine coverage by journalists all over the country. Race and News: Critical…

    Paperback – 2011-08-09

  • Controversies in Media Ethics book cover

    Controversies in Media Ethics

    3rd Edition

    By A. David Gordon, John Michael Kittross, John C. Merrill, William Babcock, Michael Dorsher

    Controversies in Media Ethics offers students, instructors and professionals multiple perspectives on media ethics issues presenting vast "gray areas" and few, if any, easy answers. This third edition includes a wide range of subjects, and demonstrates a willingness to tackle the problems raised by…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14

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