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Forthcoming Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    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 increasingly diverse and even paradoxical, simultaneously subservient and...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Media and the Ecological Crisis

    Edited by Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen, Nina Lager Vestberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media and the Ecological Crisis is a collaborative work of interdisciplinary writers engaged in mapping, understanding and addressing the complex contribution of media to the current ecological crisis. The book is informed by a fusion of scholarly, practitioner, and activist interests to inform,...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Networked China

    Global Dynamics of Digital Media and Civic Engagement

    Edited by Wenhong Chen, Stephen D. Reese

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Cultures, Politics, and Research Programs

    An International Assessment of Practical Problems in Field Research

    Edited by Uma Narula, W. Barnett Pearce

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    A compilation of authoritative reports from seasoned researchers working in eight different countries on five continents, this volume examines the concept that conditions of local feasibility are constitutive of research practices not simply obstructions to the realization of an ideal. The result...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge