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New and Published Books

  1. Broadcast Television Effects in A Remote Community

    Edited by Tony Charlton, Barrie Gunter, Andrew Hannan

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book reports findings from a major, multidisciplinary study of the impact of broadcast television on the remote island community of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Broadcast television was introduced to the island for the first time in March 1995. This introduction represented a major...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Brands

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jonathan E. Schroeder

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Branding has emerged as a cornerstone of marketing practice and corporate strategy, as well as a central cultural practice. In this book, Jonathan Schroeder brings together a curated selection of the most influential and thought-provoking papers on brands and branding from Consumption Markets and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Journalism and Social Media in Africa

    Studies in Innovation and Transformation

    Edited by Chris Paterson

    Through innovative research studies and expert commentaries, this book documents the fast evolving invention of the relationship between the millions of social media and mobile phone users around Africa and traditional purveyors of news. Whilst social media demonstrates an unprecedented ability for...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Media Independence

    Working with Freedom or Working for Free?

    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Advertising

    Critical Approaches

    By Chris Wharton

    Advertising: Critical Approaches explores a broad range of critical theories and perspectives to shed new light on the organisation, workings and effects of the advertising industry today. Chris Wharton presents the social, cultural and economic role of advertising across history, with chapters...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Television Talk Shows

    Discourse, Performance, Spectacle

    Edited by Andrew Tolson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The "talk show" has become a ubiquitous feature of American and European television. The various examples have been frequently discussed by academic commentators, as well as journalists in an attempt to place them in a cultural setting. Ultimately, the conclusion is reached by both academics and...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Communication in Accounting Education

    Edited by Richard M.S. Wilson, F. Elizabeth Gray, Lynn Hamilton

    Accounting, often described as "the language of business", requires a diverse set of written, listening and oral communication skills if those who practise it are to be effective. Given the pace of change relating to, for example, the evolution of international accounting standards and the demands...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Discourses of Global Climate Change

    Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms

    By Jonas Anshelm, Martin Hultman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Revitalising Audience Research

    Innovations in European Audience Research

    Edited by Frauke Zeller, Cristina Ponte, Brian O'Neill

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The revitalisation of audience studies is not only about new approaches and methods; it entails a crossing of disciplines and a bridging of long-established boundaries in the field. The aim of this volume is to capture the boundary-crossing processes that have begun to emerge across the discipline...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge