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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 245 new and published books in the subject of Public Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Public Relations and the History of Ideas

    By Simon Moore

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    This innovative book explores ten great works, by well-known thinkers and orators, whose impact has been intellectual, practical and global. Most of the works significantly precede public relations as a phrase or profession, but all are in no doubt about the force of planned public communication,...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pathways to Public Relations

    Histories of Practice and Profession

    Edited by Burton St. John III, Margot Opdycke Lamme, Jacquie L'Etang

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Financial and Investor Communication

    The Stock Price Story

    By Ian Westbrook

    In today's aggressive marketplace, listed companies can no longer rely on their numbers to do the talking. If companies can't communicate their achievements and strategy, mounting research evidence suggests, they will be overlooked, their cost of capital will increase and stock price will suffer....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Public Relations and Religion in American History

    Evangelism, Temperance, and Business

    By Margot Opdycke Lamme

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    This study of American public relations history traces evangelicalism to corporate public relations via reform and the church-based temperance movement. It encompasses a leading evangelical of the Second Great Awakening, Rev. Charles Grandison Finney, and some of his predecessors; early reformers...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cases in Public Relations Management

    The Rise of Social Media and Activism, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Swann

    Developed for advanced students in public relations, Cases in Public Relations Management uses recent cases in public relations that had outcomes varying from expected to unsuccessful. The text challenges students to think analytically, strategically, and practically. Each case is based on real...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of City Branding

    By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Globalization affects urban communities in many ways. One of its manifestations is increased intercity competition, which compels cities to increase their attractiveness in terms of capital, entrepreneurship, information, expertise and consumption. This competition takes place in an asymmetric...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Bauhaus and Public Relations

    Communication in a Permanent State of Crisis

    By Patrick Rössler

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    This innovative study considers one of the most important art and design movements of the 20th century, the Bauhaus, in conjunction with current research in public relations and organizational communication, elaborating on the mechanisms of internal and external communication available to influence...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Public Relations

    Critical Perspectives on Voice, Image and Identity

    Edited by Christine Daymon, Kristin Demetrious

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Although there is a small body of feminist scholarship that problematizes gender in public relations, gender is a relatively undefined area of thinking in the field and there have been few serious studies of the socially constructed roles defining women and men in public relations. This book is...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Perspectives on Corporate Marketing

    Contemplating Corporate Branding, Marketing and Communications in the 21st Century

    Edited by John M.T. Balmer, Laura Illia, Almudena González del Valle Brena

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Corporate marketing and corporate communications are topics that have grown in scholarly and practical importance in these last decades. Fields such as branding, marketing communications and public relations have all contributed to this boost. Whilst there is a large amount of literature on each...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Public Relations

    Edited by Robert Heath

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Public Relations is increasingly recognized as a well-established communication and management science. Indeed, the discipline has now generated an abundance of serious scholarly research which is very wide-ranging and which continues to flourish as never before. But much of the relevant literature...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge