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  1. Dynamics of Persuasion, 5e: The Interactive eTextbook

    With substantial revisions reflecting new research and changes in society,The Dynamics of Persuasion, 5e introduces students to major theories of persuasion and attitudes. This package includes a free one-year subscription to an enhanced Interactive eTextbook. Read on to find out more…

  2. Strategic Planning for Public Relations

    Book of the Month - Strategic Planning for Public Relations

    4th Edition

    By Ronald D. Smith

    Named as one of Routledge's Books of the Month, as an example of an innovative revision of a popular text.

    Read more...

  3. Confronting The Digital Elephant in the Room

    Consumer research is only just beginning to emerge on how digital consumption affects basic human and consumer behaviours.

    "In a few short decades digital consumption has colonized more and more of our lives from entertainment to communication to shopping to learning about the world," say Russell Belk and Rosa Llamas, editors of The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption,  "issues of what digital consumption do to our notions of self, trust, friendship, and consumer activism have been less appreciated until recently, even though they likely have a more profound on our well being."

    Read more about the topics explored in The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption in this fascinating interview with the editors.
     

  4. Interpersonal Communication

    Putting Theory into Practice
    By Denise Solomon and Jennifer Theiss

    'Solomon and Theiss do a masterful job of translating cutting-edge scholarship into an accessible format. Their work offers a delicate blend of scholarship coupled with practical skill-building activities, creative exercises, and thought-provoking reflection questions. Their enthusiasm for the subject matter leaps off every page. Instructors and students alike will no doubt find this book to be an indispensable part of their interpersonal communication course.'
    - Leanne Knobloch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

  5. Public Relations And Nation Building: Influencing Israel

    Why not read this interview with Margalit Toledano and David McKie, authors of Public Relations And Nation Building, and find out the answers to such questions as "Does the definition of PR change when used in the context of nation building?", and "What makes Israel stand out from other countries, in terms of the use of PR to inform/build national identity?"
     

  6. The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism

    Bringing together 50 key readings on rhetorical criticism in a single accessible format, The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism furnishes instructors with an ideal resource for teaching and practicing the art of rhetorical criticism. Unlike existing readers and textbooks, which rely on cookie-cutter approaches to rhetorical criticism, The  Reader organizes the field conceptually, allowing teachers and students to grapple with the enduring issues and debates surrounding criticism over the past 50 years. Request your complimentary exam copy for your course today.

  7. WINNER of the 2012 PRIDE Book Award from the NCA Public Relations Division!

    This volume applies postmodern theory to public relations, providing an alternative lens to public relations theory and practice and developing public relations theory within the context of postmodernism. Author Derina Holtzhausen focuses on two key issues and their application to public relations theory and practice: the postmodernization of society, and the possibilities postmodern theories offer to explain and understand public relations practice in today’s changing society.  

  8. CCCC 2013 in Las Vegas

    March 13-16, 2013: Routledge will be attending the 64th Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Las Vegas, NV. Visit our booth for 20% off all titles and free worldwide shipping.

  9. Making Media Content: New in Paperback

    Making Media Content addresses the development of media content and the various factors and constituencies that influence content, such as advertisers, corporate interests, owners, and advocacy groups. It examines the strategic decision-making of mass media organizations as they determine what content they present to their audiences through broadcast, publication, or electronic access. 

  10. Culture and Public Relations

    Culture and Public Relations explores the impact of culture – societal and organizational – through the global lens of public relations. Structuring the volume around three themes -- culture as an environment for public relations; the culture of PR globaly; and the impact of PR on culture -- the editors bring together compelling discussions on such questions as how spirituality, religion, and culture have affected public relations, and how public relations culture has been affected by the "corporate cultures" of business enterprises.

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