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  1. Critiquing Free Speech

    First Amendment theory and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity

    By Matthew D. Bunker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this exceptional volume, Matthew D. Bunker explores the work of contemporary free speech critics and argues that, while at times these critics provide important lessons, many of their conclusions must be rejected. Moreover, Bunker suggests that we be wary of interdisciplinary approaches to free...

    Published March 31st 2001 by Routledge

  2. Media Effects and Society

    By Elizabeth M. Perse

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Media Effects and Society provides an in-depth look at media effects and offers a theoretical foundation for understanding mass media's impact on individuals and society. Working from the assumption that media effects are common and are underestimated, author Elizabeth M. Perse identifies dominant...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  3. American Pragmatism and Communication Research

    Edited by David K. Perry

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This monograph examines the past, present, and potential relationship between American pragmatism and communication research. The contributors provide a bridge between communication studies and philosophy, subjects often developed somewhat in isolation from each other. Addressing topics, such as...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Reconstructing Communicating

    Looking To A Future

    By Robyn Penman

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this innovative and potentially controversial book, Penman examines the future of communication as a discipline. She foresees a time in which communicating is conceived as a social construction process, in the anticipation that this will allow a genuine practical response to contemporary social...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Human Communication Theory and Research

    Concepts, Contexts, and Challenges, 2nd Edition

    By Robert L. Heath, Jennings Bryant

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Human Communication Theory and Research introduces students to the growing body of theory and research in communication, demonstrating the integration between the communication efforts of interpersonal, organizational, and mediated settings. This second edition builds from the foundation of the...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Exemplification in Communication

    the influence of Case Reports on the Perception of Issues

    By Dolf Zillmann, Hans-Bernd Brosius

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume offers a new conceptual framework for exemplification, a coherent theoretical approach based on contemporary psychological models of information processing, and an exhaustive integration of the pertinent research demonstrations. Focus is on the news media, but the influence of fiction...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Media Entertainment

    The Psychology of Its Appeal

    Edited by Dolf Zillmann, Peter Vorderer

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection represents a systematic exploration of media entertainment from an academic perspective. Editors Zillmann and Vorderer have assembled scholars from psychology, sociology, and communication to provide a broad examination of the primary function of media entertainment--the attainment...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Balancing the Secrets of Private Disclosures

    Edited by Sandra Petronio

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book joins together disclosure, privacy, and secrecy to pursue a greater understanding of how people are both public and private in their interactions. To be social yet autonomous, known yet unknown, independent yet dependent on others is essential to the communicative world. How do people...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Emergent Organization

    Communication As Its Site and Surface

    By James R. Taylor, Elizabeth J. Van Every

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Today's organizations face a wide variety of challenges, including such contradictions as maintaining unity of action while becoming increasingly diverse. Even the definition of organization is changing and evolving. In this monograph, the authors apply their academic and professional experience to...

    Published October 31st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Hollywood Planet

    Global Media and the Competitive Advantage of Narrative Transparency

    By Scott Robert Olson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The popularity of American television programs and feature films in the international marketplace is widely recognized but scarcely understood. Existing studies have not sufficiently explained the global power of the American media nor its actual effects. In this volume, Scott Robert Olson tackles...

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge