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Forthcoming Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Challenging Corporate Social Responsibility

    Lessons for public relations from the casino industry

    By Jessalynn R. Strauss

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change

    The argumentative situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Public Relations

    Negotiating Multiple Complex Challenges

    By Donnalyn Pompper

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    While public relations offers numerous assets for organization-stakeholder relationship building and for ethical corporate social responsibility and sustainability communication, it also faces challenges linked to negative perceptions of the profession which can lead to accusations of "greenwashing...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Applied Communication Research Methods

    Getting Started as a Researcher

    By Michael Boyle, Mike Schmierbach

    Applied Communication Research Methods: Getting Started as a Researcher demonstrates how to apply concepts to research problems, issues, projects, and questions that communication practitioners face every day. Recognizing that students engage more directly with research methods when they experience...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Knowledge and Power in Collaborative Research

    A Reflexive Approach

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Marianne Kristiansen, Marja Vehviläinen, Ewa Gunnarsson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Collaborative research embraces a multiplicity of practices in which social actors are invited to participate in the research process as co-producers of knowledge. But what is actually meant by “co-production” in collaborative research? Knowledge and Power in Collaborative Research presents a...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Media and Election Campaigns

    Key Tendencies and Ways Forward

    Edited by Gunn Sara Enli, Hallvard Moe

    This book aims to further the research in the fields of social media and political communication by moving beyond the hype and avoiding the most eye-catching and spectacular cases. It looks at stable democracies without current political turmoil, small countries as well as large continents, and...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Social Dynamics of Web 2.0

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris, Ioannis Katerelos

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Within only a few years, Facebook, Wikipedia, Twitter, You Tube and other social media have become an intimate part of everyday life. Web 2.0, the collective term for all forms of interactive online communication, is characterized by the overwhelming ability of users to collaboratively create...

    To Be Published June 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge