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Routledge Communication Series

Series Editor: Jennings Bryant, Dolf Zillmann

The Routledge Communication Series covers the breadth of the communication discipline, from interpersonal communication to public relations, offering textbooks, handbooks, and scholarly reference materials.

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1-10 of 356 results in Routledge Communication Series
  1. Critiquing Free Speech

    First Amendment theory and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity

    By Matthew D. Bunker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this exceptional volume, Matthew D. Bunker explores the work of contemporary free speech critics and argues that, while at times these critics provide important lessons, many of their conclusions must be rejected. Moreover, Bunker suggests that we be wary of interdisciplinary approaches to free...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Media Competition and Coexistence

    the theory of the Niche

    By John W. Dimmick

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume considers how media firms, as well as entire industries, exist and persist over time despite what often seems to be intense competition for such resources as audiences and advertisers. Addressing competition within and among media organizations and industries, including broadcasting,...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Television Talk Shows

    Discourse, Performance, Spectacle

    Edited by Andrew Tolson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The "talk show" has become a ubiquitous feature of American and European television. The various examples have been frequently discussed by academic commentators, as well as journalists in an attempt to place them in a cultural setting. Ultimately, the conclusion is reached by both academics and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cultures, Politics, and Research Programs

    An International Assessment of Practical Problems in Field Research

    Edited by Uma Narula, W. Barnett Pearce

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    A compilation of authoritative reports from seasoned researchers working in eight different countries on five continents, this volume examines the concept that conditions of local feasibility are constitutive of research practices not simply obstructions to the realization of an ideal. The result...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Studies in Language and Social Interaction

    In Honor of Robert Hopper

    By Jennifer Mandelbaum

    Edited by Phillip J. Glenn, Curtis D. LeBaron

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection offers empirical studies and theoretical essays about human communication in everyday life. The writings come from many of the world's leading researchers and cut across academic boundaries, engaging scholars and teachers from such disciplines as communication, sociology,...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Choice and Preference in Media Use

    Advances in Selective Exposure Theory and Research

    By Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Mediated messages flood our daily lives, through virtually endless choices of media channels, genres, and content. However, selectivity determines what media messages we attend to and focus on. The present book examines the factors that influence this selectivity. Seminal books on selective media...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Organization Through Culture and Structure

    Relational and Other Lessons From the African American Organization

    By Anne Maydan Nicotera, Marcia J. Clinkscales, Felicia R. Walker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Understanding Organization Through Culture and Structure: Relational and Other Lessons From the African American Organization presents an innovative view of organizations and the communication processes that constitute them. Arguing that human beings are communicatively embedded in their cultures,...

    Published May 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Managing Interpersonal Conflict

    Advances through Meta-Analysis

    Edited by Nancy A. Burrell, Mike Allen, Barbara Mae Gayle, Raymond W. Preiss

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Managing Interpersonal Conflict is a systematic review of conflict research in legal, institutional and relational contexts. Each chapter represents a summary of the existing quantitative social science research using meta-analysis, with contexts ranging from jury selection to peer mediation to...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Self Versus Others

    Media, Messages, and the Third-Person Effect

    By Julie L. Andsager, H. Allen White

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Self Versus Others explores the third-person effect and its role in media as a means of persuasion. This scholarly work synthesizes more than two decades of research on the third-person effect, the process in which individuals do not perceive themselves to be impacted by particular messages—...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Media Effects

    Advances in Theory and Research, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jennings Bryant, Mary Beth Oliver

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    With contributions from some of the finest scholars in the discipline, Media Effects serves not only as a comprehensive reference volume for media effects study but also as an exceptional textbook for advanced courses in media effects. Covering the breadth of the media effects arena, this third...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Broadcast Television Effects in A Remote Community
    Edited by Tony Charlton, Barrie Gunter, Andrew Hannan
    To Be Published February 9th 2015
  2. Strategic Public Relations Management: Planning and Managing Effective Communication Campaigns, 3rd Edition
    By Erica Weintraub Austin, Bruce E Pinkleton
    To Be Published February 20th 2015
  3. Assessing Media Education: A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators: Component 1: Measurement
    Edited by William Christ
    To Be Published March 13th 2015
  4. Media Economics: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Alison Alexander, James E. Owers, Rod Carveth, C. Ann Hollifield, Albert N. Greco
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  5. Applied Public Relations: Cases in Stakeholder Management, 3rd Edition
    By Kathy Richardson, Marcie Hinton
    To Be Published April 6th 2015
  6. Public Relations As Relationship Management: A Relational Approach To the Study and Practice of Public Relations, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Eyun-Jung Ki, Jeong-Nam Kim, John A. Ledingham
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  7. Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice, 3rd Edition
    By Robert G. Powell, Dana Powell
    To Be Published June 15th 2015
  8. Media Effects and Society, 2nd Edition
    By Elizabeth M. Perse, Jennifer Lambe
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  9. Strategic Social Media
    By Kelli Matthews
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  10. Media Management: A Casebook Approach, 5th Edition
    By C. Ann Hollifield, Jan LeBlanc Wicks, George Sylvie, Wilson Lowrey
    To Be Published August 1st 2015

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