Textbooks: Communication Studies

  • Soft Skills for the New Journalist: Cultivating the Inner Resources You Need to Succeed book cover

    Soft Skills for the New Journalist

    Cultivating the Inner Resources You Need to Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Steffen

    Journalism is a pool staffed by distracted lifeguards and no matter how fancy your school is, your first week in a real newsroom will feel like a shove in the small of the back into 15 feet of water. Most of us come up for air eventually, but if you’re like journalist and educator Colleen Steffen,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research book cover

    An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Don W. Stacks, Michael B. Salwen, Kristen C. Eichhorn

    This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of current theory and research written by the top theorists and researchers in each area. It has been updated to address the growing influence of technology, changing relationships, and several growing integrated approaches to communication and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Public Relations: Competencies and Practice book cover

    Public Relations

    Competencies and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Mae Kim

    The industry of public relations is rapidly evolving, requiring practitioners to have greater specialization than ever before. Hand in hand with the growth of the industry, educational programs have developed to address the growing need for quality preparation for future practitioners. Public…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • Communication Theory Through the Ages book cover

    Communication Theory Through the Ages

    1st Edition

    By Igor E Klyukanov, Galina V Sinekopova

    Communication Theory Through the Ages presents communication theory as a journey through history by way of asking engaged questions. Encouraging intellectual vitality, the authors show students step by step how theoretical ideas are interconnected and lead to an increasingly complex understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    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

  • The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology book cover

    The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Dona J Young

    The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology gives students the tools that they need to develop evidence-based writing skills and format academic papers in American Psychological Association (APA) and American Sociological Association (ASA) style. This book helps learners develop a reader-friendly writing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration book cover

    Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Ritter, MELISSA IANETTA

    Leading with the provocative observation that writing programs administration lacks “an established set of texts that provides a baseline of shared knowledge . . . in which to root our ongoing conversations and with which to welcome newcomers,” Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Family Communication book cover

    Family Communication

    3rd Edition

    By Chris Segrin, Jeanne Flora

    This third edition of Family Communication carefully examines state-of-the art research and theories of family communication and family relationships. In addition to presenting contemporary cutting-edge research, it also includes extensive presentation and application of classic theories and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication book cover

    A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

    7th Edition

    By Fred W. Sanborn, Richard Jackson Harris

    In a constantly changing media landscape, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that examines mass communication from a psychological perspective. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues its exploration of how our experiences with media affect the way…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Organizational Culture in Action: A Cultural Analysis Workbook book cover

    Organizational Culture in Action

    A Cultural Analysis Workbook, 3rd Edition

    By Gerald W. C. Driskill

    Offering students and practitioners an applied approach to the subject, Organizational Culture in Action (OCA) walks them through a six-step model for analyzing an organization’s culture to provide insight into positive communication practices to improve organizational ethics and effectiveness.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Understanding Communication Research Methods: A Theoretical and Practical Approach book cover

    Understanding Communication Research Methods

    A Theoretical and Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen M. Croucher, Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, this textbook offers students practical reasons why they should care about research methods and a guide to actually conducting research themselves. Examining quantitative, qualitative, and critical…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference book cover

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Baca, Ellen Cushman, Jonathan Osborne

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference challenges the Eurocentric perspective from which the field of rhetoric is traditionally viewed. Taking a step beyond the creation of alternative rhetorics that maintain the centrality of the European and Greco-Roman tradition, this volume argues on behalf…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

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