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New and Published Books

  1. Discourse Analysis

    Putting Our Worlds into Words

    By Susan Strauss, Parastou Feiz

    This introductory textbook presents a variety of approaches and perspectives that can be employed to analyze any sample of discourse. The perspectives come from multiple disciplines, including linguistics, sociolinguistics, and linguistic anthropology, all of which shed light on meaning and the...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Analyzing Media Messages

    Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Riffe, Stephen Lacy, Frederick Fico

    Analyzing Media Messages is a primer for learning the technique of systematic, quantitative analysis of communication content. Rich with examples of recent and classic applications, it provides solutions to problems encountered in conducting content analysis, and it is written so that students can...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Communicating Climate Change and Energy Security

    New Methods in Understanding Audiences

    By Greg Philo, Catherine Happer

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    This book, drawing on new research conducted for the UK Energy Resource Centre (UKERC), examines the contemporary public debate on climate change and the linked issue of energy security. It analyses the key processes which affect the formation of public attitudes and understanding in these areas,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Audience Research Methodologies

    Between Innovation and Consolidation

    Edited by Geoffroy Patriarche, Helena Bilandzic, Jakob Linaa Jensen, Jelena Jurišić

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The transformations of people’s relations to media content, technologies and institutions raise new methodological challenges and opportunities for audience research. This edited volume aims at contributing to the development of the repertoire of methods and methodologies for audience research by...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Methods for Analyzing Social Media

    Edited by Klaus Bredl, Julia Hünniger, Jakob Linaa Jensen

    Social media is becoming increasingly attractive for users. It is a fast way to communicate ideas and a key source of information. It is therefore one of the most influential mediums of communication of our time and an important area for audience research. The growth of social media invites many...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media

    Edited by Dafna Lemish

    The roles that media play in the lives of children and adolescents, as well as their potential implications for their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral development, have attracted growing research attention in a variety of disciplines. The Routledge International Handbook of Children,...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Data Mining Methods for the Content Analyst

    An Introduction to the Computational Analysis of Content

    By Kalev Leetaru

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    With continuous advancements and an increase in user popularity, data mining technologies serve as an invaluable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. In this comprehensive guide, author and research scientist Kalev Leetaru introduces the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge