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  1. Extreme Weather and Global Media

    Edited by Julia Leyda, Diane Negra

    In the two decades bracketing the turn of the millennium, large-scale weather disasters have been inevitably constructed as media events. As such, they challenge the meaning of concepts such as identity and citizenship for both locally affected populations and widespread spectator communities. This...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century

    By Russell Willerton

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Media and Election Campaigns

    Key Tendencies and Ways Forward

    Edited by Gunn Sara Enli, Hallvard Moe

    This book aims to further the research in the fields of social media and political communication by moving beyond the hype and avoiding the most eye-catching and spectacular cases. It looks at stable democracies without current political turmoil, small countries as well as large continents, and...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Media Management and Economics Research in a Transmedia Environment

    Edited by Alan B. Albarran

    Series: Electronic Media Research Series

    This landmark work centers on media management and economics within a diverse, international, historical and constantly changing environment. The chapters herein reflect the current state of research and present directions for future study. Developed at the 2012 Research Symposium in conjunction...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Multimodal Analysis in Academic Settings

    From Research to Teaching

    Edited by Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli, Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume presents innovative research on the multimodal dimension of discourse specific to academic settings, with a particular focus on the interaction between the verbal and non-verbal in constructing meaning. Contributions by experienced and emerging researchers provide in-depth analyses in...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Engaging the Public with Climate Change

    Behaviour Change and Communication

    Edited by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Saffron O'Neill, Irene Lorenzoni

    Despite increasing public awareness of climate change, our behaviours relating to consumption and energy use remain largely unchanged. This book answers the urgent call for effective engagement methods to foster sustainable lifestyles, community action, and social change. Written by practitioners...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge