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Major Works

Major Works: Communication Studies

You are currently browsing 1–5 of 5 new and published major works in the subject of Communication Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

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  1. Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film

    By Andrew Tudor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The British Board of Film Censors

    Film Censorship in Britain, 1896-1950

    By James C. Robertson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    The secrecy in which the British Board of Film Censors enveloped itself until 1948 resulted in a glaring vacuum in British cinematic history. Originally published in 1985, this book filled this important gap, drawing on the detailed registers of films passed, cut and banned since 1913. The book...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. War and Conflict Communication

    Edited by Philip Seib

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    The close and complex relationship between conflict and communication has been vividly illustrated in work spanning the writings of Homer and Thucydides to blogs bashed out on contemporary battlefields. And in recent decades there has been a huge growth in scholarly and popular interest in the...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Information Society

    Edited by Robin Mansell

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    ‘The information society’ refers to a constellation of developments arising from the growing use of communication technologies in the acquisition, storage, and processing of information, and the role of information in supporting the creation and exchange of knowledge. Research on information...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Communication Theories

    Edited by Paul Cobley

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    This remarkable four-volume collection brings together a range of essays at the cutting edge of, communication theory. Selections included provide in-depth theoretical analysis and overviews rather than specific study of phenomena within a given theoretical tradition. The collection provides...

    Published March 20th 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    By Kenneth Sayre
    To Be Published October 28th 2014

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