Category: Communication Studies

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication
The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication aims to furnish scholars with a consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of the field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities. * A...

21.11.2011

The Basics of Communication : A Relational Perspective
Relational Perspective. Offers an engaging look at the inseparable connection between relationships and communication.

14.07.2014

Upon the Ruins of Liberty : Slavery, the President's House at Independence National Historical Park, and Public Memory
The 2002 revelation that George Washington kept slaves in his executive mansion at Philadelphia's Independence National Historical Park in the 1790s prompted an eight-year controversy about the role of slavery in...

19.10.2012

Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life : A Practical Introduction
Upper level undergraduate students of applied communication.

19.06.2015

Dirty Tale : A Narative Journey of the IBD Body
Having a chronic illness is a daily journey. You never know where it will lead you; at least that is what the author discovered eight years ago when she eas disgnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). With eah page turn...

05.10.2017

Transkription : Ein Leitfaden Mit Aufgaben Fur Studenten, Forscher Und Laien
Das Buch liefert eine Darstellung von gangigen Transkriptionsverfahren in wissenschaftlichen und institutionellen Bereichen nach Kriterien der jeweiligen Gebrauchsfunktionen und eine Anleitung zur Anfertigung von Transkriptionen...

11.01.2016

Communication Research Methods
Effective argumentation is at the very heart of communication and a key component to understanding and conducting communication research. Using clear language, concrete examples, and the Toulmin model of claim-data-warrants,...

10.07.2016

Understanding Media Theory
Understanding Media Theory is an accessible introduction to mass media theory. The book emphasizes the importance of using theory not only to make sense of the role of the media in society but also to understand particular...

24.04.2017

Presidential Campaign Communication : The Quest for the White House
Presidential Campaign Communication is designed to help readers understand and appreciate more fully the ways that the people of the United States use the process of human communication to select their Presidents. It explores...

07.06.2016

The New Media Nation : Indigenous Peoples and Global Communication
Around the planet, Indigenous people are using old and new technologies to amplify their voices and broadcast information to a global audience. This is the first portrait of a powerful international movement that looks both...

26.09.2011

Community Writing : Researching Social Issues Through Composition
Community Writing: Researching Social Issues Through Composition employs a series of assignments that guide students to research and write about issues confronting their individual communities. Students start by identifying a...

06.01.2012

The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit : An Essential Guide to Successful Public Relations Practice
The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit presents guidance to instruct and educate students and professionals of public relations and corporate communications. Alison Theaker and Heather Yaxley cover every aspect of critical...

18.07.2011

Understanding the Visual
`This is a splendid book. It is both intellectually sophisticated and written in an extremely accessible manner' - Professor Jim McGuigan, Loughborough University`Eloquently written, admirably clear, passionately argued,...

31.10.2010

Media Literacy
Undergraduate students of media and communication studies.

01.12.2010

All Edge : Inside the New Workplace Networks
Work is changing. Speed and flexibility are more in demand than ever before thanks to an accelerating knowledge economy and sophisticated communication networks. These changes have forced a mass rethinking of the way we...

26.11.2014

Digital Keywords : A Vocabulary of Information Society and Culture
In the age of search, keywords increasingly organize research, teaching, and even thought itself. Inspired by Raymond Williams's 1976 classic Keywords, the timely collection Digital Keywords gathers pointed, provocative...

10.11.2013

Global Information and World Communication : New Frontiers in International Relations
The new edition of this major work offers a comprehensive analysis of international communication systems and the global flow of information. Hamid Mowlana places the analysis of global mass media and other forms of...

25.09.2011

Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships
Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships provides a synthesis of research on nonverbal communication as it applies to interpersonal interaction, focusing on the close relationships of friends, family, and romantic...

03.06.2014

Interviewing: Principles and Practices
Interviewing: Principles and Practices, the most widely used text for the interviewing course, continues to reflect the growing sophistication with which interviewing is being approached, incorporating the ever-expanding body of...

14.01.2015

Reclaiming Conversation : The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.We live in a...

14.03.2016

Leaning : A Poetics of Personal Relations
Ronald J Pelias explores leaning as a metaphor for analyzing interpersonal interaction. Bodies leaning toward one another are engaged, developing the potential for long-lasting, meaningful relationships. But this ideal is not...

13.10.2011

The New Media Nation : Indigenous Peoples and Global Communication
Around the planet, indigenous people are using old and new technologies to amplify their voices and broadcast information to a global audience. This is the first portrait of a powerful international movement that looks both...

31.10.2017

Corporate Communication through Social Media : Strategies for Managing Reputation
Social media are rapidly and dramatically transforming the communication landscape. They are purported to provide reputational benefits by promoting transparency and enhancing possibilities for stakeholder engagement. However,...

10.08.2013

The Politicization of Europe : Contesting the Constitution in the Mass Media
This book examines how mass media debates have contributed to the politicization of the European Union. The public controversies over the EU's attempted Constitution-making (and its failure) sowed the seeds for a process of...

11.03.2017

Effective Communications
What makes communication exciting in our age is the application of new media and the individual empowerment that comes with blogs, wikkis, and mobile technology, in other words our sense of connectedness. These don�t come...

20.01.2016

The Power of Information Networks : New Directions for Agenda Setting
The news media have significant influence on the formation of public opinion. Called the agenda-setting role of the media, this influence occurs at three levels. Focusing public attention on a select few issues or other topics...

05.08.2011

Optimizing AdWords : A Guide to Using, Mastering, and Maximizing Google AdWords
Optimizing AdWords provides the information marketers and future marketers need to harness the power of the Google's AdWords search engine marketing applications. It provides a big picture overview of the AdWords system,...

26.09.2013

Web 2.0 for Schools : Learning and Social Participation
In the last five years, Web 2.0 applications - vast virtual worlds, multiplayer online games, social networking, and file sharing among them - have inspired new notions of what it might mean to be literate in the twenty-first...

17.12.2016

Information and Communication Technologies in Nigeria : Prospects and Challenges for Development
In recent years, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been linked with socioeconomic development with the assumption that they can be harnessed for economic growth in developing countries and facilitate...

17.07.2013

Media on the Move
Media on the Move provides a critical analysis of the dynamics of the international flow of images and ideas. This comes at a time when the political, economic and technological contexts within which media organisations operate...

15.07.2016

Ottoman and Republican Turkish Labour History: Volume 17
The articles in this supplement examine the social and labour history of that part of the Ottoman Empire that would later be incorporated into the new republic of Turkey, and the history of labour in republican Turkey itself....

01.01.2018

Virtual Politicking : Playing Politics in Electronically Linked Organizations
This text defines the phenomenon of politicking with e-mail in organizational settings. It outlines a model that explains and predicts the usage, and discusses the opportunities and threats that are associated with it. The book...

10.11.2012

Change Your Words, Change Your World
We use words every day to communicate, to express our feelings and thoughts, but we often forget how powerful they can be, and how important it is to choose them with care if we wish to attract love, happiness and success....

01.12.2010

Das Franzosische Mediensystem : Eine Einfuhrung
Ahnlichkeiten und Konvergenzen zum Trotz weisen die westeuropaischen Mediensysteme traditions- und kulturellbedingt deutliche Unterschiede auf. In Frankreich ist der Staat in besonderer Weise im Mediensektor aktiv; das...

30.09.2014

Lines : A Brief History
What do walking, weaving, observing, storytelling, singing, drawing and writing have in common? The answer is that they all proceed along lines. In this extraordinary book Tim Ingold imagines a world in which everyone and...

30.08.2017

Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society
The Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication provides a comprehensive, unique and critical assessment of the diffusion of digital media into everyday life. More than a reference work this collection of authoritative...

14.09.2017

Bodies Out of Control : Rethinking Science Texts
What is the cultural politics of science, health, and disease in the U.S.? Bodies Out of Control explores this question through a series of case studies. From its in-depth examination of the discussions of sickle-cell anemia,...

31.08.2016

Understanding New Media
The new media landscape represents a significant aspect of the rapidly transforming context in which we now live, work, and interact as citizens. The digital revolution has brought about huge changes in society and raised...

23.12.2017

Across the Wires : How refugee stories get told
From refugee camps around the world, are the stories that the world hears anything like the life inside? How camps become cities themselves and new technology creates communication structures that helps residents keep in touch...

15.11.2010

The SAGE Handbook of Family Communication
Upper level students and researchers in media and communication studies, family studies and family policy.

12.06.2014

Media, Millennials, and Politics : The Coming of Age of the Next Political Generation
This book explores the relationship of the media and politics to America's largest generational group, the millennial generation. As the group has become voting eligible since the 2008 election, the traditional news media...

28.07.2014

Don't Be Such a Scientist : Talking Substance in an Age of Style
How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens? After twenty years as a marine biologist, a Ph.D. from Harvard, a tenured professorship at the University of New Hampshire, and more than twenty...

29.12.2012

Political Communication in Action : From Theory to Practice
From developing effective messages to working with the news media, from writing speeches to tweeting, from crisis communication to the ethics of political communication, and everything in between, Political Communication in...

23.06.2016

Economy of Words : Communicative Imperatives in Central Banks
Markets are artifacts of language - so Douglas R. Holmes argues in this deeply researched look at central banks and the people who run them. Working at the intersection of anthropology, linguistics, and economics, he shows how...

02.10.2010

The Handbook of Communication Skills
The Handbook of Communication Skills is recognised as one of the core texts in the field of communication. This thoroughly revised and updated third edition arrives at a time of considerable growing interest in this area, with...

07.11.2017

Leading Out Loud : A Guide for Engaging Others in Creating the Future
The newest edition of the bestselling guide to authentic leadership communication Much has changed in the world since the original publication of Leading Out Loud, Terry Pearce's book on authentic leadership communication....

15.01.2014

Propaganda and Empire : The Manipulation of British Public Opinion, 1880-1960
It has been said that the British Empire, on which the sun never set, meant little to the man in the street. Apart from the jingoist eruptions at the death of Gordon or the relief of Mafeking he remained stonily indifferent to...

25.12.2015

The Martin Buber - Carl Rogers Dialogue : A New Transcript With Commentary
The Martin Buber-Carl Rogers Dialogue offers a corrected and extensively annotated version of this central text in human sciences. Focusing on the sole meeting between these two central figures in twentieth-century intellectual...

19.07.2017

Che Bella Figura! : The Power of Performance in an Italian Ladies' Club in Chicago
Literally translated, fare bella figura means "to make a beautiful figure," and figuratively it refers to the act of putting on a good show, performance, or display. The author uncovers the "real rules" of an...

25.09.2012

The Handbook of Crisis Communication
Written as a tool for both researchers and communication managers, the Handbook of Crisis Communication is a comprehensive examination of the latest research, methods, and critical issues in crisis communication. ...

24.06.2017

The Connection Book : 50 Ways to Communicate More Effectively
From Brexit to Trump, communication has never clearly been so influential, continually centre stage in influencing our hearts, minds and essentially the narrative of our civilisation. We are surrounded by the impact of good and...

04.12.2014

Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age
The conditions in which 'development'-the process by which people, individually and collectively, enhance their capacities to improve their lives according to their values and interests-operates have significantly...

12.09.2014

Trust and Conflict : Representation, Culture and Dialogue
Trust, distrust and conflict between social groups have existed throughout the history of humankind, although their forms have changed. Using three main concepts: culture, representation and dialogue, this book explores and...

13.08.2011

Public Relations in Global Cultural Contexts : Multi-paradigmatic Perspectives
While public relations practice has become increasingly globalized, scholars are still behind in theorizing about the intersections of culture, communication, and power at this level of practice. This volume emphasizes theories...

13.11.2017

Intersubjective Communication and Emotion in Early Ontogeny
The concept of intersubjectivity, explicit or implicit, has emerged as a common denominator in approaches to interpersonal engagements in early infancy and children's understanding of others' thought and emotion. This...

11.08.2012

Hearing the Hurt : Rhetoric, Aesthetics, and Politics of the New Negro Movement
Hearing the Hurt is an examination of how the New Negro movement, also known as the Harlem Renaissance, provoked and sustained public discourse and deliberation about black culture and identity in the early twentieth...

10.07.2010

Dialogues on Mobile Communication
In this book, top scholars in the field of mobile communication discuss the major issues related to the use of mobile phones in today's society, such as the tension between private and public, youth mobile culture, creative...

26.12.2014

The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture : Considering Mediated Texts
Can television shows like Modern Family, popular music by performers like Taylor Swift, advertisements for products like Samuel Adams beer, and films such as The Hunger Games help us understand rhetorical theory and...

02.12.2010

Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives : Comprehending, Analyzing, and Discussing Text
A central assumption of text-based discussions is that comprehension and learning can occur through dialogue with others. The text-based discussion approach challenges students to extract information from text, consider...

22.02.2015

Empirisch-Praktisch Forschen : Anwendungsfelder Der Kommunikations- Und Medienwissenschaft
Die universitare kommunikations- und medienwissenschaftliche Ausbildung richtet ihren Fokus haufig auf notwendige theoretische Grundlagenkenntnisse, ohne die eine forschungspraktische Auseinandersetzung mit Medien, ihren...

20.10.2010

Configuring History : Teaching the Harlem Renaissance Through Virtual Reality Cityscapes
The multidisciplinary essays in Configuring History describe how teachers can use virtual reality technology to teach the Harlem Renaissance. Describing in detail the construction of Virtual Harlem, Bronzeville, and Montmartre -...

15.10.2012

Conversation : How Talk Can Change Our Lives
Do you want better conversations with your lover, your colleagues at work, your family, friends or strangers, or yourself? Conversation explains what kind of talk charmed and excited people in the past, and why we talk...

09.01.2016

Bullied : Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth
In this examination of the ubiquitous practice of bullying among youth, compelling first person stories vividly convey the lived experience of peer torment and how it impacted the lives of five diverse young women. Author Keith...

06.02.2017

Media Today : Mass Communication in a Converging World
Throughout the course of this book, Joseph Turow repeatedly highlights the key distinctions between mass communication and other forms of communication helping students to become media literate, critical consumers. ...

21.02.2017

The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication
The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those...

28.09.2015

Age of Entanglement : German and Indian Intellectuals Across Empire
Age of Entanglement explores patterns of connection linking German and Indian intellectuals from the nineteenth century to the years after the Second World War. Kris Manjapra traces the intersecting ideas and careers of a...

20.12.2010

Life Online : Researching Real Experience in Virtual Space
Alienating for some, yet most intimate and real for others, emerging communications technologies are creating a varied array of cyberspace experiences. Nowhere are the new and old more intertwined, as familiar narratives of the...

08.03.2017

Reclaiming Conversation : The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.We live in...

10.05.2011

Strategic Writing : Multimedia Writing for Public Relations, Advertising, and More
In its fourth edition, Strategic Writing emphasizes the goal-oriented mission of high-quality media and public relations writing with clear, concise instructions for more than 40 types of documents. This multidisciplinary text...

15.05.2017

The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being : International Perspectives on Theory and Research on Positive Media Effects
The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research. The volume provides a multifaceted perspective on the beneficial as well...

14.12.2017

Conflict, Mediated Message, and Group Dynamics : Intersections of Communication

09.01.2013

The Political Blame Game in American Democracy
The Culture of Blame and Payback in American Democracy looks at the forces that have developed over the past 50-plus years and created a dysfunctional political system in the United States. It argues that the current level of...

06.10.2010

Intercultural Communication
The volume is a current state-of-the-art survey of intercultural communication studies with a multi-disciplinary approach. The chapters aim for conceptual comprehension, theoretical clarity and empirical understanding with...

28.05.2014

Satire and Dissent : Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate
In an age when Jon Stewart frequently tops lists of most-trusted newscasters, the films of Michael Moore become a dominant topic of political campaign analysis, and activists adopt ironic, fake personas to attract attention-the...

17.12.2012

Talkabout for Teenagers : Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills
This is a complete group work resource offering a hierarchical approach to teaching social and relationship skills to teenagers. Designed specifically for teenagers, this practical workbook provides ready-made material for...

16.09.2010

Corporate Communication : Strategic Adaptation for Global Practice
The chief communication officer at a Fortune 500 multinational corporation today faces the challenges of a rapidly changing global economy, a revolution in communications channels fueled by the Internet, and a substantially...

28.03.2016

Justice, Law, and Argument : Essays on Moral and Legal Reasoning
This collection contains studies on justice, juridical reasoning and argumenta- tion which contributed to my ideas on the new rhetoric. My reflections on justice, from 1944 to the present day, have given rise to various studies....

13.10.2017

The Politics of Consolation : Memory and the Meaning of September 11
What meaning can be found in calamity and suffering? This question is in some sense perennial, reverberating through the canons of theology, philosophy, and literature. Today, The Politics of Consolation reveals, it is also a...

21.08.2011

The Routledge Handbook of Family Communication
With a synthesis of research on issues key to understanding family interaction, as well as an analysis of many theoretical and methodological choices made by researchers studying family communication, the Handbook serves to...

18.02.2014

Political Communication in Asia
This edited volume provides a critical review of political communication research conducted in Asia over the past twenty years. Each chapter focuses on studies published in a specific Asian country, selected according to the...

13.07.2011

Gadget Consciousness : Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media
Gadget Consciousness explores the new political and social forces that are emerging in the age of social media: primarily those of collective thought, will and action. Such powers are supported by our digital gadgets working in...

03.11.2017

Race, Myth and the News
How are the perceptions of the majority culture, the `preferred readings', reflected in television news? How do they reinforce stereotyped attitudes on race? This interpretive analysis presents evidence of racism, including...

10.09.2017

The Reality of the Mass Media
In The Reality of the Mass Media, Luhmann extends his theory of social systems-applied in his earlier works to the economy, the political system, art, religion, the sciences, and law-to an examination of the role of mass media...

05.06.2016

Communicating Forgiveness
Communicating Forgiveness provides a synthesis of the literature on forgiveness in relationships, with special emphasis on the central but understudied role of interpersonal communication. Authors Vincent Waldron and Douglas...

05.09.2011

The Intersectional Internet : Race, Sex, Class, and Culture Online
From race, sex, class, and culture, the multidisciplinary field of Internet studies needs theoretical and methodological approaches that allow us to question the organization of social relations that are embedded in digital...

11.11.2016

Mass Media and American Politics
Undergraduate students of political communication and American politics.

27.01.2013

Arts and Humanities in Progress : A Manifesto of Numanities
The book aims to introduce a research concept called "Numanities", as one possible attempt to overcome the current scientific, social and institutional crisis of the humanities.Such crisis involves their impact on,...

07.06.2014

The Mediterranean Mirror : Cultural Contacts in the Mediterranean Sea Between 1200 and 750 BC
Between 1200 and 750 BC, the Mediterranean world saw the breakdown of Bronze Age civilizations, and the rise of Iron Age cultures. These chronological stages which unfortunately are often taken into consideration separately,...

19.01.2012

Me++ : The Cyborg Self and the Networked City
With Me++ the author of City of Bits and e-topia completes an informal trilogy examining the ramifications of information technology in everyday life. William Mitchell describes the transformation of wireless technology in...

21.11.2012

Negotiation : Strategies for Mutual Gain
With contributions from top scholars in the field of negotiation, this clear and entertaining volume effectively blends technique with theory to present frameworks for effective negotiating, analyses of person-to-person...

07.03.2012

Mass Communication : Living in a Media World
First year undergraduate students of mass communication, mass media and media literacy.

16.07.2014

Media Literacy

02.10.2017

The Selfie Generation : How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture
Author is the perfect person to write this: Her coverage of selfie culture has been featured in New York Magazine and the Washington Post. She has been cited and featured as an expert or contributor in Buzzfeed, Daily Dot, Daily...

23.10.2010

Militant Citizenship : Rhetorical Strategies of the National Woman's Party, 1913-1920
Between 1913 and 1920, the National Woman's Party (NWP) waged a campaign to write women's voting rights into the U.S. Constitution. Unlike the more moderate campaign strategies adopted by other woman suffrage...

01.09.2015

Was Ist Eine Gute Frage? : Die Systematische Evaluation Der Fragenqualitat
Die Qualitat von Fragen stellt eine wichtige Determinante der Qualitat von Umfragedaten dar. Das Buch prasentiert erstmals in deutscher Sprache ein Fragebewertungssystem mit einem detaillierten Katalog moglicher Probleme in...

30.01.2011

Strategic Narratives : Communication Power and the New World Order
Communication is central to how we understand international affairs. Political leaders, diplomats, and citizens recognize that communication shapes global politics. This has only been amplified in a new media environment...

27.04.2017

Celebrity Politics
In this new book, Mark Wheeler offers the first in-depth analysis of the history, nature and global reach of celebrity politics today. Celebrity politicians and politicized celebrities have had a profound impact upon the...

26.04.2014

The Information Society : An Introduction
The impact of the `information society' are multiform and transdisciplinary. There are few areas of social, political and economic life that have not been affected or challenged by the new technologies of information and...

09.07.2012

Communication at the End of Life : Living Through Death

30.01.2013

Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation : Justice Will Be Made
Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation: Justice Will Be Made recognizes limitations in contemporary understandings that separate history and rhetoric. Drawing together ontological and epistemic perspectives to allow for...

08.08.2011

Mail Carriers
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of tasks postal service workers do and different places where mail carriers deliver the mail"--Provided by publisher.

13.11.2011

Peace and Conflict Studies Research : A Qualitative Perspective
This edited book is a new and valuable resource for students, teachers, and practitioners, providing a detailed exploration of how qualitative research can be applied in the field of peace and conflict studies. This book...

16.10.2010

Modern-Day Vikings : A Pracical Guide to Interacting with the Swedes
Modern-Day Vikings provides a window into what one world traveler called the most American of European countries: Sweden. Yet, surface similarities between the two nations conceal essential differences. Christina Robinowitz and...

20.02.2011

The Village Effect : How Face-To-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier and Happier
In her surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience and longevity. From birth to death, human...

08.08.2013

Interpreting Audiences : The Ethnography of Media Consumption
In this comprehensive guide to important new developments in the study of media reception, Shaun Moores reviews a wide range of qualitative audience research and charts the emergence of a critical ethnographic perspective on...

26.02.2013

An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research
This volume provides an overview of communication study, offering theoretical coverage of the broad scope of communication study as well as integrating theory with research. To explicate the integration process, the chapter...

03.05.2016

Technology and Communication in American History
Downey explores the history of communication technology in the United States from the colonial period to the present, including print culture, wired networks, broadcast communication, and the digital covergence of communication...

13.11.2013

Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion : New and Classic Essays
Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion: New and Classic Essays is a unique, interdisciplinary collection that brings together contemporary and classic readings to provide significant insights into the practice and theory of...

06.03.2013

The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research
'This comprehensive work extends general ideas, concepts, and techniques of qualitative research into the realm of management research...This is a crucial reference tool for anyone conducting research in this field of...

10.05.2011

Re-Thinking E-Learning Research : Foundations, Methods, and Practices
In the rapidly-changing world of the Internet and the Web, theory and research struggle to keep up with technological, social, and economic developments. In education in particular, a proliferation of novel practices,...

02.11.2015

Gamify Your Classroom : A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning
This book is a field guide on how to implement game-based learning and "gamification" techniques to the everyday teaching. It is a survey of best practices aggregated from interviews with experts in the field,...

06.07.2015

How to Talk to Anyone : 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
Become a master communicator and succeed in life, love, and business What is that magic quality that makes some people instantly loved and respected? Everyone wants to be their friend (or, if single, their lover!) In business,...

31.01.2011

Sheldrake and His Critics : The Sense of Being Glared at
Rupert Sheldrake outraged the scientific establishment in the early 1980s with his hypothesis of morphic resonance: his book A New Science of Life was denounced by the journal Nature as 'the best candidate for burning there...

20.02.2011

The Master Switch : The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
The Internet Age: on the face of it, an era of unprecedented freedom in both communication and culture. Yet in the past, each major new medium, from telephone to satellite television, has crested on a wave of similar idealistic...

14.08.2012

Eu-Rechtliche Schranken Der Gluecksspielwerbung in Deutschland, Grobritannien Und Polen
Die Autorin liefert eine umfassende Analyse der Unionsrechtskonformitat der Glucksspielwerberegelungen in Deutschland, Grobritannien und Polen. Die problematische Glucksspielregulierung resultiert einerseits aus den Gefahren fur...

18.07.2016

Smartland Korea : Mobile Communication, Culture, and Society
The dramatic advancement of cellphone technology has fundamentally changed our daily lives. Smartphones and their applications have created new capital for information and communication technology corporations and changed the...

30.01.2018

Statistical Methods for Communication Science
Statistical Methods for Communication Science is the only statistical methods volume currently available that focuses exclusively on statistics in communication research. Writing in a straightforward, personal style, author...

15.07.2010

The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications
Over the last decade, political economy has grown rapidly as a specialist area of research and teaching within communications and media studies and is now established as a core element in university programmes around the world....

10.10.2013

World City Network : A Global Urban Analysis
With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business...

05.09.2017

Addressing Challenges Latinos/as Encounter with the LIBRE Problem-Solving Model : Listen-Identify-Brainstorm-Reality-test-Encourage
Written for educators and professionals, this book examines the cultural challenges Latinos/as encounter as they move from one social setting to the next. Problem solving is presented as a skill, strategy, and protective factor...

04.05.2011

Foundations of Communications Policy : Principles and Process in the Regulation of Electronic Media
Rapid changes in communication technologies are straining the existing system of electronic media regulation. Despite the increasing pace of technological change, the electronic media continue to be regulated under a...

23.03.2017

Valuation and Media Ecology : Ethics, Morals, and Laws
"This phosphorescent book shows genius in every chapter. Each is intellectual dynamite---from the majestic first where values, morals, ethics and law are woven into an organic whole, to the world of imagination and...

05.10.2010

The Theory of Communicative Action: Reason and the Rationalization of Society v.1
Here, for the first time in English, is volume one of Jurgen Habermasa s long--awaited magnum opus: The Theory of Communicative Action. This pathbreaking work is guided by three interrelated concerns: (1) to develop a concept of...

10.10.2014

Framing the Intifada : People and Media
The intifada, which began in December 1987, has become one of the longest running confrontations within the broad context of the Israeli-Arab conflict. This volume is not concerned with why the intifada phenomenon began, how it...

24.09.2012

The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit : An Essential Guide to Successful Public Relations Practice
The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit presents guidance to instruct and educate students and professionals of public relations and corporate communications. Alison Theaker and Heather Yaxley cover every aspect of critical...

23.08.2016

Medienkultur Und Soziales Handeln
In dem Band werden Verschrankungen von Medien- und Alltagserfahrungen auf unterschiedliche Weise konzeptualisiert und theoretisiert. Verknupft werden diese Zugange mit Untersuchungen der sozialen Bedeutung von Medien wie von...

15.12.2017

Interpersonal Messages
For courses in Interpersonal Communication. Lively and accessible insights into interpersonal skill development Interpersonal Messages helps build a strong foundation in interpersonal communication and provides numerous...

22.01.2017

Handbook of Intercultural Training
This handbook deals with the question of how people can best live and work with others who come from very different cultural backgrounds. Handbook of Intercultural Training provides an overview of current trends and issues in...

01.02.2012

Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication
Mobile devices' impact on daily life has raised relevant questions regarding public and private space and communication. Both the technological environment (operating systems, platforms, apps) and media ecosystems...

17.01.2013

Sporting Rhetoric : Performance, Games, and Politics
Millions of people around the world are engaged in sports and games. This volume studies the ways in which engagement is performed in popular culture. We do not just watch football - we perform by being a fan. NBA players do not...

05.12.2014

Communication and Learning
In this volume, leading scholars address what is known about the strategic role of interpersonal communication in the teaching/learning process. When spoken communication is the primary vehicle that carries instruction from...

29.03.2013

Public Relations and Communication Management in Europe : A Nation-by-Nation Introduction to Public Relations Theory and Practice
The book challenges the notion that public relations in Europe is no more than a copy of the Anglo-American approach. It presents a nation-by-nation introduction to historical public relations developments and current topics in...

07.08.2015

Life Online : Researching Real Experience in Virtual Space
Alienating for some, yet most intimate and real for others, emerging communications technologies are creating a varied array of cyberspace experiences. Nowhere are the new and old more intertwined, as familiar narratives of the...

24.07.2010

Leading the Learning Organization : Communication and Competencies for Managing Change
Using examples from companies such as General Electric, IBM, Kodak, and ABB, Leading the Learning Organization integrates the latest advances in strategic change, managerial leadership, continuous improvement, and learning and...

11.09.2013

The Media Handbook : A Complete Guide to Advertising Media Selection, Planning, Research, and Buying
The Media Handbook provides a practical introduction to the advertising media planning and buying processes. Emphasizing basic calculations and the practical realities of offering alternatives and evaluating the plan, this sixth...

22.04.2014

Analyzing Digital Discourse and Human Behavior in Modern Virtual Environments
Though humans have been communicating through virtual mediators since the invention of the telephone, new technologies make the use of virtual communications even more immediate and pervasive than ever before. By understanding...

21.09.2016

The Media Syndrome
Over the past 45 years, award-winning sociologist David L. Altheide has illuminated how media formats and media logic affect our understanding of social issues, of how political decisions are made, and of how we relate to each...

23.05.2017

Why Voice Matters : Culture and Politics After Neoliberalism
"One of the best books I have read in years about what it means to engage neoliberalism through a critical framework that highlights those narratives and stories that affirm both our humanity and our longing for justice. It...

14.04.2016

Cyberpsychology and New Media : A thematic reader
Cyberpsychology is the study of human interactions with the internet, mobile computing and telephony, games consoles, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and other contemporary electronic technologies. The field has grown...

05.05.2011

The Demon of Writing - Powers and Failures of Paperwork
Since the middle of the eighteenth century, political thinkers of all kinds--radical and reactionary, professional and amateur--have been complaining about "bureaucracy." But what, exactly, are they complaining...

20.11.2011

Mediating Migration
Media practices and the everyday cultures of transnational migrants are deeply interconnected. Mediating Migration narrates aspects of the migrant experience as shaped by the technologies of communication and the social,...

16.04.2016

The Dark Side of Family Communication
This text provides for the first time in book form an exploration of the communicative aspects of the darker side of family life, ranging from, for example, severe acts of violence to more subtle forms of conflict. In addition...

19.04.2012

The Rhetoric of American Exceptionalism : Critical Essays
The American experience has been defined, in part, by the rhetoric of exceptionalism. This book of 11 critical essays explores the notion as it is manifested across a range of contexts, including the presidency, foreign policy,...

07.12.2010

Lives of Lesbian Elders : Looking Back, Looking Forward
The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with...

02.04.2011

Journey into Social Activism : Qualitative Approaches
Academic study of social activism and social movements has become increasingly prevalent over the years; this is due in large part to the fact that activists have captured public imagination and gained substantial influence in...

14.10.2015

The Politics of International Standards : France and the Color T.V.War
Focusing on the adoption of color television standards in France, this work notes the degree to which technical standards are the result of political and economic phenomena and demonstrates how small technical differences are...

28.12.2014

Free Expression, Globalism, and the New Strategic Communication
Vast changes in technologies and geopolitics have produced a wholesale shift in the way states and other powerful entities think about the production and retention of popular loyalties. Strategic communication has embraced these...

01.09.2010

Ideology in America
Public opinion in the United States contains a paradox. The American public is symbolically conservative: it cherishes the symbols of conservatism and is more likely to identify as conservative than as liberal. Yet at the same...

11.11.2017

Communication Sciences And Disorders
Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written...

30.12.2011

New Media and Digital Pedagogy : Enhancing the Twenty-First-Century Classroom
New Media and Digital Pedagogy: Enhancing the Twenty-First-Century Classroom addresses the influence of new media on instruction, higher education, and pedagogy. This work specifically examines the practical and theoretical...

01.07.2017

E-Health : The Advent of Online Cancer Information Systems
The Chapters in this volume illustrate the rich opportunities to expand online health communication inquiry to examine the development and design of online cancer services, understand the ways information users communicate...

07.10.2010

Wikipedia : Das Ratsel Der Kooperation
Dieses Buch entstand aus einem von der DFG geforderten Projekt. Die Unter- chungen darin wurden arbeitsteilig erledigt, was bedeutet, dass eine Reihe von Personen daran beteiligt war. Ihnen allen ist an dieser Stelle zu danken....

18.02.2014

Rezeptionsprozesse : Grundlagen, Messung, Anwendungsfelder
Der Band bietet eine grundlegende Einfuhrung in Medienrezeptionsprozesse innerhalb eines Dreiecks zwischen Psychologie, Physiologie und Kommunikationswissenschaft. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Verknupfung vornehmlich...

19.04.2014

Together: Communicating Interpersonally : A Social Construction Approach
The Sixth Edition of Together: Communicating Interpersonally brings lead author John Stewart together with award-winning colleagues Karen Zediker and Saskia Witteborn to continue the book's traditional emphasis on contact...

12.06.2012

Evolution of Communicative Flexibility : Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication
The evolutionary roots of human communication are difficult to trace, but recent comparative research suggests that the first key step in that evolutionary history may have been the establishment of basic communicative...

06.10.2017

Healing Conversations : What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say
Whether it's the loss of a job, a marriage, or a life, in today's 24/7 world we're increasingly faced with uncomfortable situations where we don t know what to say yet we're called upon to quickly respond --...

13.02.2015

Skills for Effective Counseling : A Faith-Based Integration
Anyone in a helping profession including professional counselors, spiritual directors, pastoral counselors, chaplains and others needs to develop effective communication skills. But learning these skills is like learning a new...

11.12.2016

Diskursforschung : Eine Einfuhrung Fur Sozialwissenschaftlerinnen
Das Buch führt in theoretische Grundlagen und methodischeVorgehensweisen der sozialwissenschaftlichen Diskursforschung ein. Es handelt sich dabei um die erste deutschsprachige Einführung in dieses sichrasch entwickelnde neue...

24.11.2016

Digital Cities : The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity
In an age when the United Nations has declared access to the Internet a human right, and universal access to high-speed broadband is a national goal, urban areas have been largely ignored by federal policy. The cost of that...

30.01.2015

Mexican Americans and the Mass Media
This book reports in detail the procedures and findings of project CASA (Communication and Spanish-Speaking Americans)--the most comprehensive, programmatic esearch effort to focus on Mexican-Americans and mass media. Media...

23.01.2014

Successful Nonverbal Communication : Principles and Applications
Successful Nonverbal Communication: Principles and Applications demonstrates how knowledge of nonverbal messages can affect successful communication in the real world. Now with fifteen chapters, the fifth edition draws students...

14.01.2017

Upon the Ruins of Liberty : Slavery, the President's House at Independence National Historical Park, and Public Memory
The 2002 revelation that George Washington kept slaves in his executive mansion at Philadelphia's Independence National Historical Park in the 1790s prompted an eight-year controversy about the role of slavery in...

10.12.2017

The American Presidency and Entertainment Media : How Technology Affects Political Communication
The need for American presidential candidates and sitting presidents to connect with citizens has led to the adoption of diverse media strategies that include traditional news initiatives with established journalists,...

30.09.2017

Bundle: Hanson: Mass Communication, 6e Loose Leaf + Hanson: Mass Communication, 6e Interactive eBook
This bundle includes Hanson: Mass Communication , 6e Loose Leaf + Hanson: Mass Communication, 6e Interactive eBook

02.12.2016

Communicating Identity : Critical Approaches (Revised Edition)
Communicating Identity: Critical Approaches provides a poststructuralist engagement with contemporary theories of identity, which view identity as a construction, negotiation, and a process of communicative messages. Embracing...

04.08.2015

Jugendliche Und Die Aneignung Politischer Information in Online-Medien
Online-Medien eroffnen Jugendlichen in Hinblick auf politisch relevante Information ein breites Spektrum an Handlungsmoglichkeiten, das sich vom Abrufen und Kommentieren aktuellster Nachrichten uber das Weiterleiten...

20.09.2012

Internationalizing Media Theory : Transition, Power, Culture
In this provocative book John Downing explores the many roles of the media within the fundamental political, economic and cultural changes that took place during the turbulence in Eastern Europe between 1980 and 1995. He...

22.06.2017

Mapping World Communication : War, Progress and Culture
Together, the media and the military have turned the 20th century into a spectacular but deadly show. How precisely this has happened, how it works and why, is the subject of this book. It offers a history of modern...

12.06.2015

The Dynamics of Persuasion : Communication and Attitudes in the Twenty-First Century
The Dynamics of Persuasion has been a staple resource for teaching persuasion for nearly two decades. Author Richard M. Perloff speaks to students in a style that is engaging and informational, explaining key theories and...

03.09.2016

Social Media Campaigns : Strategies for Public Relations and Marketing
Social media has ushered in a new era of communication between organizations and key stakeholders. This text guides readers through a four-step process of developing a robust social media campaign. Covering the latest industry...

07.10.2017

Making Social Worlds : A Communication Perspective
Making Social Worlds: A Communication Perspective offers the most accessible introduction to the tools and concepts of CMM - Coordinated Management of Meaning - one of the groundbreaking theories of speech communication. Draws...

04.08.2017

Giving Voice : Mobile Communication, Disability, and Inequality
Mobile technologies are often hailed as a way to "give voice to the voiceless." Behind the praise, though, are beliefs about technology as a gateway to opportunity and voice as a metaphor for agency and...

05.12.2011

Communication and Identity in the Diaspora : Turkish Migrants in Amsterdam and Their Use of Media
"If my feet are in Amsterdam, my head and heart are in Turkey." This is the dilemma of the Turkish "guestworkers" in Christine Ogan's fascinating new work on the Netherland's migrant population....

26.01.2015

Rethinking Media Literacy : A Critical Pedagogy of Representation
Who creates the cultural landscape we experience? When we watch the evening news, are we receiving unrevised information straight from the day's headlines or is it positioned in such a way as to 'manufacture consent,...

26.02.2017

Practicing Communication Ethics : Development, Discernment, and Decision-Making

25.02.2014

The Law of Public Communication 2017
The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators,...

08.10.2016

Negotiation : Closing Deals, Settling Disputes, and Making Team Decisions
David S Hames' text combines in a single volume text material, pertinent readings, compehensive cases, role-playing exercises, and questionnaires so that students examine the theory and the practice of negotiation from a...

08.04.2015

Hybrid Politics : Media and Participation
Hybrid Politics examines the combinations and competitions between older and newer media technologies, practices, actors, contents and logics, by exploring their potential and practical implications in terms of political...

12.08.2010