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Major Works: Forthcoming Communication Studies

You are currently browsing 1–9 of 9 forthcoming major works in the subject of Communication Studies — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future 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.

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.

Forthcoming Books

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  1. News and the Net

    By Barrie Gunter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 2003. This book examines the growth of news provision on the internet and its implications for news presentation, journalism practice, news consumers, and the business of running news organizations. Much of the focus is placed on the migration of newspapers onto the internet...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women Making Meaning

    New Feminist Directions in Communication

    Edited by Lana F. Rakow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1992. This book captures the dynamic confluence of feminist and communication scholarship by setting out some of the provocative questions that mark this intersection. Several of the essays in the book are theoretical in nature, and consider the changing complexion of the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication....

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The World Wide Web

    Beneath the Surf

    By Mark Handley, Jon Crowcroft

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1995. The WWW, a global information system which revolutionized the world of information search and browsing via the Internet, was a new phenomenon in the 1990s. This book acted as an authoritative introduction to the concepts and design. It includes a brief history of the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Art of Listening

    Edited by R. S. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1986. This collection of essays is unified by one leading idea: that the active and creative abilities of listeners and readers deserve as much attention as the skills of speakers and writers. It is shown that hearers, far from being passive recipients in the communicative...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Communications Policy for National Development

    Edited by Majid Tehranian, Farhad Hakimzadeh, Marcello L. Vidale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1977. Covering a wide international field and with the emphasis on communications in developing countries, this book contains chapters by eminent contributors looking at questions of policy, governance and planning in the field of mass communications. It also considers the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Communication

    The Signifying Web

    By David Crowley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1983. The conventions, institutions and practices of communication today are issues of great concern to all. Using a dual approach, this book evaluates communication today in all its facets. On the one hand, an investigation of communication can be viewed as an intellectual...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

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