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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Communication. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Kristin Demetrious

    Kristin Demetrious Discusses Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change

    In her latest interview, Kristin Demetrious, author of Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change, answers some burning public relations questions, including "What is public communication, and how does it differ from public relations?" and "What do you think the future of public relations looks like? How does public communication fit in to this future?"

  2. Daya Thussu RAIM Interview

    Daya Thussu discusses the Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    Daya Thussu, editor of the Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies series, provides an informative overview of the series in this concise interview.

  3. Public Relations and Nation Building Power Point Slides

    Margalit Toledano & David McKie have let us publish the slides used to accompany their book 'Public relations and Nation Building: Influencing Israel'.

    In their book they reveal the interplay of nation building and PR in the birth and evolution of Israel, challenging orthodoxies about how PR evolved internationally.

    Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to gain more insight into the topic.

  4. Confronting The Digital Elephant in the Room

    Consumer research is only just beginning to emerge on how digital consumption affects basic human and consumer behaviours.

    "In a few short decades digital consumption has colonized more and more of our lives from entertainment to communication to shopping to learning about the world," say Russell Belk and Rosa Llamas, editors of The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption,  "issues of what digital consumption do to our notions of self, trust, friendship, and consumer activism have been less appreciated until recently, even though they likely have a more profound on our well being."

    Read more about the topics explored in The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption in this fascinating interview with the editors.
     

  5. Public Relations And Nation Building: Influencing Israel

    Why not read this interview with Margalit Toledano and David McKie, authors of Public Relations And Nation Building, and find out the answers to such questions as "Does the definition of PR change when used in the context of nation building?", and "What makes Israel stand out from other countries, in terms of the use of PR to inform/build national identity?"
     

  6. The Global Journalist in the 21st Century

    The Global Journalist in the 21st Century systematically assesses the demographics, education, socialization, professional attitudes and working conditions of journalists in various countries around the world. This book updates the original Global Journalist (1998) volume with new data, adding more than a dozen countries, and provides material on comparative research about journalists that will be useful to those interested in doing their own studies. 

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Family Communication, 2nd Edition

    Highlighting the work of scholars across disciplines--communication, social psychology, clinical psychology, sociology, family studies, and others--this volume captures the breadth and depth of research on family communication and family relationships.  

  8. Just published! Communicating and Organizing in Context

    This book will be a valuable resource for students and scholars as an orientation to the field of organizational communication and as an integration of organizing and communicating. It will also be useful for practitioners as a tool for understanding how conceptual frames limit possibilities and constitute the nature of organizing and members' participation in organizations. 

  9. Handbook of Communication Ethics

    This Handbook bridges explicit treatments of ethical issues in communication and implicit considerations of ethics, presenting in one volume analyses and applications that draw upon recognized ethical theories and those which engage important questions of power, equality, and justice. It is intended for scholars in communication, and will serve as a reference text in advanced courses addressing communication and ethics.

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