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Forthcoming Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Locative Media

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Not only is locative media one of the fastest growing areas in digital technology, but questions of location and location-awareness are increasingly central to our contemporary engagements with online and mobile media, and indeed media and culture generally. This volume is a comprehensive account...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Cognition and Communication

    Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation

    By Norbert Schwarz

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Psychological research into human cognition and judgment reveals a wide range of biases and shortcomings. Whether we form impressions of other people, recall episodes from memory, report our attitudes in an opinion poll, or make important decisions, we often get it wrong. The errors made are not...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Television is arguably the most influential medium in contemporary China. The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Power, Diversity and Public Relations

    By Lee Edwards

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Power, Diversity and Public Relations addresses the lack of diversity in PR by revealing the ways in which power operates within the occupation to construct archetypal practitioner identities, occupational belonging and exclusion. It explores the ways in which the field is normatively constructed...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Disturbing Argument

    Edited by Catherine Palczewski

    This edited volume represents the best of the scholarship presented at the 18th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation. This biennial conference brings together a lively group of argumentation scholars from a range of disciplinary approaches and...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Current Research on Information Technologies and Society

    Papers from the 2013 Meetings of the American Sociological Association

    Edited by Jennifer Earl, Katrina Kimport

    Research on communication and information technologies is of growing importance to sociology and the interdisciplinary examination of communication and (new) media. This volume includes eight chapters examining recent developments in the field, illustrating the maturation, vibrancy, and diversity...

    To Be Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History

    Edited by Stewart Anderson, Melissa Chakars

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in...

    To Be Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Internet, Social Networks and Civic Engagement in Chinese Societies

    Edited by Wenhong Chen

    The Internet in China reflects many contradictions and complexities of the society in which it is embedded. Despite the growing significance of digital media and communication technologies, research on their contingent, non-linear, and sometimes paradoxical impact on civic engagement remains...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge