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  1. The Mental Health Professional and the New Technologies

    A Handbook for Practice Today

    By Marlene M. Maheu, Myron L. Pulier, Frank H. Wilhelm, Joseph P. McMenamin, Nancy E. Brown-Connolly

    In the last two decades, new communication technologies have dramatically changed the world in which mental health professionals and their patients live. Developments such as e-mail, online chat groups, Web pages, search engines, and electronic databases are directly or indirectly affecting most...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Communication

    Edited by Klaus Fiedler

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume is devoted to the fascinating topic of social communication - fascinating because communication is ubiquitous, in that one cannot not communicate. And yet, the art of effective communication can be extremely demanding and elusive, because a tricky trade-off problem has to be solved. For...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Broadcast Television Effects in A Remote Community

    Edited by Tony Charlton, Barrie Gunter, Andrew Hannan

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book reports findings from a major, multidisciplinary study of the impact of broadcast television on the remote island community of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Broadcast television was introduced to the island for the first time in March 1995. This introduction represented a major...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Media Competition and Coexistence

    the theory of the Niche

    By John W. Dimmick

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume considers how media firms, as well as entire industries, exist and persist over time despite what often seems to be intense competition for such resources as audiences and advertisers. Addressing competition within and among media organizations and industries, including broadcasting,...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Video, War and the Diasporic Imagination

    By Dona Kolar-Panov

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Video, War and the Diasporic Imagination is an incisive study of the loss and (re)construction of collective and personal identities in ethnic migrant communities. Focusing on the Croatian and Macedonian Communities in Western Australia, Dona Kolar-Panov documents the social and cultural changes...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of the Film

    Epistemology, Ontology, Aesthetics

    By Ian Jarvie

    Examines the overlap between film and philosophy in three distinct ways: epistemological issues in film-making and viewing; aesthetic theory and film; and film as a medium of philosophical expression....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Television Talk Shows

    Discourse, Performance, Spectacle

    Edited by Andrew Tolson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The "talk show" has become a ubiquitous feature of American and European television. The various examples have been frequently discussed by academic commentators, as well as journalists in an attempt to place them in a cultural setting. Ultimately, the conclusion is reached by both academics and...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. An African Athens

    Rhetoric and the Shaping of Democracy in South Africa

    By Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    Series: Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

    An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

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