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Forthcoming Public Relations Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change

    Speaking Up

    By Kristin Demetrious

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    Winner of the 2014 NCA PRIDE Book Award Why are some voices louder in public debates than others? And why can’t all voices be equally heard? This book draws significant new meaning to the inter-relationships of public relations and social change through a number of activist case studies, and...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Strategic Communication, Social Media and Democracy

    The challenge of the digital naturals

    Edited by W. Timothy Coombs, Jesper Falkheimer, Mats Heide, Philip Young

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Where societies have a high penetration of new technologies combined with civic engagement and consensual politics, both radical and conservative social actors are facing new challenges brought by the breaking down of communication barriers. As so-called digital naturals become the norm, the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication....

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Human Resource Management

    The Public Service Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth D Fredericksen, Stephanie Witt, W David Patton, Nicholas P. Lovrich

    Sound HRM practices matter—they are a sine qua non of effective governance in democratic government—equally so at the local, regional, state and national levels of government. The NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) accreditation standards demand critical...

    To Be Published September 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Propaganda and Nation Building

    Selling the Irish Free State

    By Kevin Hora

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    This book examines the origins of the Irish state in its first independent incarnation, the Irish Free State (1922-1937). It explores how contemporary public relations and propaganda techniques were used to construct an identity for this new state – a state which after enduring seven years of...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Profile Pieces

    Journalism and the 'Human Interest' Bias

    Edited by Sue Joseph, Richard Lance Keeble

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book examines the history, theory and journalistic practice of profile writing. Profiles, and the practice of writing them, are of increasing interest to scholars of journalism because conflicts between the interviewer and the subject exemplify the changing nature of journalism itself. While...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Writing for Public Relations

    Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide

    By Arhlene A. Flowers

    Global Writing for Public Relations: Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide provides multiple resources to help students and public relations practitioners learn best practices for writing in English to communicate and connect with a global marketplace. Author Arhlene Flowers...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Relations and Participatory Culture

    Fandom, Social Media and Community Engagement

    Edited by Amber Hutchins, Natalie T.J. Tindall

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    While public relations practitioners have long focused on the relationship between organizations and their stakeholders, there has never been a time when that relationship was so dominated by public participation. The former model of one-way communication and message control no longer exists....

    To Be Published November 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Power of Information Networks

    New Directions for Agenda Setting

    Edited by Maxwell McCombs, Lei Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    The news media have significant influence on the formation of public opinion. Called the agenda setting role of the media, this influence occurs at three levels. Focusing public attention on a select few issues or other topics at any moment is level one. Emphasizing specific attributes of those...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Crisis Communications

    A Casebook Approach, 5th Edition

    By Kathleen Fearn-Banks

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach presents case studies of organizational, corporate, and individual crises, and analyzes the communication responses to these situations. Demonstrating how professionals prepare for and respond to crises, as well as how they develop communications plans,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge