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Forthcoming Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Larissa Hjorth

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The last decade has witnessed the rise of the cell phone from a mode of communication to an indispensable multimedia device, and this phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of mobile communication studies in media, cultural studies, and communication departments across the academy.The Routledge...

    To Be Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Multimodal Epistemologies

    Towards an Integrated Framework

    Edited by Arianna Maiorani, Christine Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...

    To Be Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Is Faith in God Reasonable?

    Debates in Philosophy, Science, and Rhetoric

    Edited by Corey Miller, Paul Gould

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    The question of whether faith in God is reasonable is of renewed interest in today’s academy. In light of this interest, as well as the rise of militant religion and terrorism and the emergent reaction by neo-atheism, this volume considers this important question from the views of contemporary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer

    By Nurit Guttman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

    Edited by Martha McCaughey

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but over the past decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, storage capacity, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social change. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web examines the impact...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing

    Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

    Edited by Mark Sebba, Shahrzad Mahootian, Carla Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    "Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Relations Leaders as Sensemakers

    A Global Study of Leadership in Public Relations and Communication Management

    Edited by Bruce K. Berger, Juan Meng

    Public Relations Leaders as Sensemakers presents foundational research on the public relations profession, providing a current and compelling picture of expanding global practice. Utilizing data from one of the largest studies ever conducted in the field, and representing the perspectives of 4,500...

    To Be Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Networked Governance and Transatlantic Relations

    Building Bridges through Science Diplomacy

    By Gabriella Paár-Jákli

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In today’s complex and interconnected world, scholars of international relations seek to better understand challenges spurred by intensified global communication and interaction. The complex connectedness of modern society and politics compels us to investigate the pattern of interconnections among...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Media and the Sexualization of Childhood

    By Barrie Gunter

    Media and the Sexualization of Childhood examines the on-going debates surrounding the prominence of sexual themes in children’s lives, from clothes and accessories, toys and games, to music, entertainment media, advertising, and new media platforms. Parents, educators and politicians around the...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sociotechnical Communication in Engineering

    Edited by Jon A. Leydens

    This collection explores why engineering communication constitutes sociotechnical communication. Sociotechnical communication acknowledges that engineering communication occurs not in a vacuum but shapes and is shaped by multiple social forces. Through diverse research cases, the authors show how...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge