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  1. Professional Communication at Work

    Interpersonal Strategies for Career Success

    By Joseph L. Chesebro

    This text prepares future professionals for success in the workplace through identifying interpersonal communication skills and strategies and exploring when, how, and why to use them. Informed by academic research, professional literature, and author Joseph L. Chesebro’s own experiences, the text...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mediating Human Rights

    Media, Culture and the Human Rights Act

    By Lieve Gies

    Drawing on social-legal, cultural and media theory, this book is one of the first to examine the media politics of human rights. It examines how the media construct the story of human rights, investigating what lies behind the apparent media hostility to human rights and what has become of the...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. International News in the Digital Age

    East-West Perceptions of A New World Order

    Edited by Judith Clarke, Michael Bromley

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    The new research presented in this volume suggests that general perceptions (cultural, psychological, geographical), allied to the customs and values of journalism, and underpinned by the uses of technology, significantly shape international news. This gives rise to a blend of the old and the new;...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Regional Rhetorics

    Real and Imagined Spaces

    Edited by Jenny Rice

    Series: Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Regionalism is a term that has been used to describe many different kinds of phenomena, including political, geographical, architectural, and literary. This collection examines "rhetorical regionalism," or the relationships we have to physical regions and the idea of regionality. Regional rhetorics...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Political Economy of the Media

    An Introduction

    By Jonathan Hardy

    Series: Communication and Society

    How the media are organised and funded is central to understanding their role in society. Critical Political Economy of the Media provides a clear, comprehensive and insightful introduction to the political economic analysis of contemporary media. Jonathan Hardy undertakes a critical survey...

    Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Networked Young Citizen

    Social Media, Political Participation and Civic Engagement

    Edited by Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen, Michael Xenos

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    The future engagement of young citizens from a wide range of socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in democratic politics remains a crucial concern for academics, policy-makers, civics teachers and youth workers around the world. At a time when the negative relationship between...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Positioning Theory and Strategic Communication

    A new approach to public relations research and practice

    By Melanie James

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    In public relations, people talk about positioning an idea, a persona, a political ideal, an ideology – but what are they talking about? Why do some positions taken by organizations crystallize in the minds of audiences, while others fail? Whilst positioning is not something new in public...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. When Organization Fails

    Why Authority Matters

    By James R. Taylor, Elizabeth J. Van Every

    When Organization Fails: Why Authority Matters develops the study of authority as an area of investigation in organizational communication and management. As a research topic, authority has rarely been addressed in depth in the management and organizational communication literature. It is critical,...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge