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Communication studies books

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Engaging Theories in Family Communication Multiple Perspectives by Dawn Braithwaite Engaging Theories in Family Communication Multiple Perspectives

Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing both on those theories originating within the communication discipline and allied disciplines. Contributors write on their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Engaging Theories in Family Communication Multiple Perspectives by Dawn Braithwaite Engaging Theories in Family Communication Multiple Perspectives

Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing both on those theories originating within the communication discipline and allied disciplines. Contributors write on their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice Procedural Habits by Steve (George Mason University, USA) Holmes The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice Procedural Habits
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The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of habit offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (writing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Agency of Organizing Perspectives and Case Studies by Boris H. J. M. Brummans The Agency of Organizing Perspectives and Case Studies

The Agency of Organizing explains why the notion of agency is central to understanding what organizations are, how they come into existence, continue to exist or fade away, and how they function. Written by leading organizational communication scholars, the chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Agency of Organizing Perspectives and Case Studies by Boris H. J. M. Brummans The Agency of Organizing Perspectives and Case Studies

The Agency of Organizing explains why the notion of agency is central to understanding what organizations are, how they come into existence, continue to exist or fade away, and how they function. Written by leading organizational communication scholars, the chapters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Listening Attitudes, Principles, and Skills by Judi Brownell Listening Attitudes, Principles, and Skills

Listening, Sixth Edition takes an experiential approach to listening instruction, providing extensive applied examples and cases within the context of the HURIER model's framework. The text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components which are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Listening Attitudes, Principles, and Skills by Judi Brownell Listening Attitudes, Principles, and Skills

Listening, Sixth Edition takes an experiential approach to listening instruction, providing extensive applied examples and cases within the context of the HURIER model's framework. The text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components which are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Writing Postindustrial Places Technoculture amid the Cornfields by Michael J. Salvo Writing Postindustrial Places Technoculture amid the Cornfields

Exploring the relationship between postindustrial writing and developments in energy production, manufacturing, and agriculture, Michael J. Salvo shows how technological and industrial innovation relies on communicative and organizational suppleness. Through representative case studies, Salvo demonstrates the ways in which technical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Discourse of Special Populations Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice by Ahmet (The College of Wooster, USA) Atay The Discourse of Special Populations Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice
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The term special population occupies a particular purpose and has a particular role in the discourse of higher education. This book uses the term as an umbrella term for any student who tends to be underrepresented on college campuses and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Scientific Communication Practices, Theories, and Pedagogies by Han Yu Scientific Communication Practices, Theories, and Pedagogies

This book addresses the roles and challenges of people who communicate science, who work with scientists, and who teach STEM majors how to write. In terms of practice and theory, chapters address themes encountered by scientists and communicators, including ethical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Fantasy Sports and the Changing Sports Media Industry Media, Players, and Society by Nicholas David Bowman Fantasy Sports and the Changing Sports Media Industry Media, Players, and Society


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Persuasion in Your Life by Shawn T. Wahl, Eric R. Morris Persuasion in Your Life
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Persuasion in Your Life, 2nd Edition speaks directly to the student by focusing on real life experiences, from critically viewing persuasive public campaigns to making business and health care decisions. This new edition concludes with a new chapter on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Persuasion in Your Life by Shawn T. Wahl, Eric R. Morris Persuasion in Your Life
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Persuasion in Your Life, 2nd Edition speaks directly to the student by focusing on real life experiences, from critically viewing persuasive public campaigns to making business and health care decisions. This new edition concludes with a new chapter on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Building Relationships Online Dating and the New Logics of Internet Culture by Dawn Shepherd Building Relationships Online Dating and the New Logics of Internet Culture

Building Relationships uses an apparatus approach to media analysis in order to determine whether the synchronic logic of online dating is compatible with the historically diachronic logic of marriage.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

A Communication Perspective on Margaret Thatcher Stateswoman of the Twentieth Century by Janet Fallon A Communication Perspective on Margaret Thatcher Stateswoman of the Twentieth Century

This book looks at British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher from 1975 through 1991, during which Mrs. Thatcher was Conservative Party Leader and then Prime Minister. Janet Fallon emphasizes her rhetorical appeals to enact a vision of social, economic, and political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric An Introduction by James A. Herrick The History and Theory of Rhetoric An Introduction

By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

The History and Theory of Rhetoric An Introduction by James A. Herrick The History and Theory of Rhetoric An Introduction

By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Modern Rhetorical Criticism by Roderick P Hart Modern Rhetorical Criticism

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the analysis of public rhetoric, Modern Rhetorical Criticism teaches readers how to examine and interpret rhetorical situations, ideas, arguments, structure, and style. The text covers a wide range of critical techniques, from cultural and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Writing for Film The Basics of Screenwriting by Darsie Bowden Writing for Film The Basics of Screenwriting

In this introduction to screenwriting, author Darsie Bowden provides sage, real-world advice and instruction on the process of writing film screenplays. This text will help budding screenwriters to structure their dramas, refine their characterizations, and craft their language, while also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Purposeful Speaking by Arthur Koch Purposeful Speaking

Purposeful Speaking, 1/eis a 4-color version of Koch's popular introduction to public speaking text, known for its intentionally-brief, nuts and bolts approach. Considered the best of the brief books available in the market, Purposeful Speaking has been praised for its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Teaching the Art of Poetry The Moves by Baron Wormser Teaching the Art of Poetry The Moves

Concise and accessible, this guide to teaching the art of poetry from Shakespeare to contemporary poets enables anyone to learn about how poets approach their art. Teachers can use this book to explore any facet or era of poetry. Any...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Making Sense of Messages A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism by Mark Stoner Making Sense of Messages A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism

Using a developmental approach to the process of criticism, Making Sense of Messages serves as an introduction to rhetorical criticism for communication majors. The text employs models of criticism to offer pointed and reflective commentary on the thinking process used...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Among Cultures The Challenge of Communication by Bradford J. Hall, Patricia Covarrubias, Kristin A. Kirschbaum Among Cultures The Challenge of Communication
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Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Among Cultures The Challenge of Communication by Bradford J. Hall, Patricia Covarrubias, Kristin A. Kirschbaum Among Cultures The Challenge of Communication
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Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods by Randy Allen (University of Waterloo) Harris Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods

Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods is a companion to the successful Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies volume. Whereas the case studies volume looked at the production of science somewhat neutrally as objects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods by Randy Allen (University of Waterloo) Harris Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods

Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods is a companion to the successful Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies volume. Whereas the case studies volume looked at the production of science somewhat neutrally as objects...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Personal Conflict Management Theory and Practice by Suzanne McCorkle, Melanie J. Reese Personal Conflict Management Theory and Practice
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Personal Conflict Management, 2nd edition details the common causes of conflict, summarizes the theories that explain why conflict happens, presents strategies for managing conflict, and invites consideration of the risks of leaving conflict unsettled. The book balances information about conflict...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

Personal Conflict Management Theory and Practice by Suzanne McCorkle, Melanie J. Reese Personal Conflict Management Theory and Practice
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Personal Conflict Management, 2nd edition details the common causes of conflict, summarizes the theories that explain why conflict happens, presents strategies for managing conflict, and invites consideration of the risks of leaving conflict unsettled. The book balances information about conflict...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Successful Nonverbal Communication Principles and Applications by Michael (Valdosta State University, USA) Eaves, Dale G. (University of Georgia, USA) Leathers Successful Nonverbal Communication Principles and Applications
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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 in through applications of the latest nonverbal communication research and through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Successful Nonverbal Communication Principles and Applications by Michael (Valdosta State University, USA) Eaves, Dale G. (University of Georgia, USA) Leathers Successful Nonverbal Communication Principles and Applications
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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 in through applications of the latest nonverbal communication research and through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Advances in Foundational Mass Communication Theories by Ran (University of South Carolina, USA) Wei Advances in Foundational Mass Communication Theories
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Providing leading-edge perspectives on the legacy theories of mass media and society, this collection advances the foundational theories of mass communications, which have sustained the field of study over the past fifty years. Each of these contributions was originally published...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

One Kiss or Two? The Art of Saying Hello by Andy Scott One Kiss or Two? The Art of Saying Hello

The first book to explore, in all its complexity, this crucial and fascinating - but little understood - social custom
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Materiality of Writing A Trace Making Perspective by Christian Mosbaek Johannessen The Materiality of Writing A Trace Making Perspective

This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Images from Paradise The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia by Eszter Salgo Images from Paradise The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia

Drawing upon the disciplines of politics, anthropology, psychoanalysis, aesthetics and cinema studies, Salgo presents a new way of looking at the art of European unification and to highlight the mythical sources of the federalist project.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Introduction to Rhetorical Communication by James C. McCroskey Introduction to Rhetorical Communication

An Introduction to Rhetorical Communication offers a true integration of rhetorical theory and social science approaches to public communication. This highly successful text guides students through message planning and presentation in an easy step-by-step process. An Introduction to Rhetorical Communication...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literature Volume 16 by Craig Kallendorf Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literature Volume 16

The studies of rhetoric and literature have been closely connected on the theoretical level ever since antiquity, and many great works of literature were written by men and women who were well versed in rhetoric. It is therefore well worth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Analyze, Organize, Write by Arthur Whimbey Analyze, Organize, Write

This book offers students a method for understanding and mastering the rhetorical patterns that comprise expository writing. Its exercises ask students to arrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming model essays for standard rhetorical patterns such as comparison/contrast, classification, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Argumentation The Art of Civil Advocacy by Larry B Underberg Argumentation The Art of Civil Advocacy

A practical blueprint for constructive conflict resolution Argumentation: The Art of Civil Advocacy teaches students the principles of argumentation as a practical way to engage in interpersonal and public deliberation. Authors Larry Underberg and Heather Norton offer a unique approach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

New Media and Digital Pedagogy Enhancing the Twenty-First-Century Classroom by Michael G. Strawser New Media and Digital Pedagogy Enhancing the Twenty-First-Century Classroom

This volume addresses the influence of new media on instruction, higher education, and pedagogy. It specifically examines the practical and theoretical implications of new media and the influence of new media on higher education.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences by Lynee Lewis Gaillet Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influences

An outgrowth of the recent meeting of the International Society of the History of Rhetoric, this collection challenges the reader to reexamine the broad influence of 18th- and 19th-century Scottish rhetoric, often credited for shaping present-day studies in psychology, philosophy,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Negotiating Academic Literacies Teaching and Learning Across Languages and Cultures by Vivian Zamel Negotiating Academic Literacies Teaching and Learning Across Languages and Cultures

Negotiating Academic Literacies: Teaching and Learning Across Languages and Cultures is a cross-over volume in the literature between first and second language/literacy. This anthology of articles brings together different voices from a range of publications and fields and unites them...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Organizational Moral Learning A Communication Approach by Ryan S. Bisel Organizational Moral Learning A Communication Approach

Extensive work in psychology and neuroscience reveals that individuals are born with moral intuitions, and this volume capitalizes on that recent insight to provide a new perspective of how to lead organizational ethics. Organizational Moral Learning presents communication-based recommendations for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Organizational Moral Learning A Communication Approach by Ryan S. Bisel Organizational Moral Learning A Communication Approach

Extensive work in psychology and neuroscience reveals that individuals are born with moral intuitions, and this volume capitalizes on that recent insight to provide a new perspective of how to lead organizational ethics. Organizational Moral Learning presents communication-based recommendations for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Handbook of Instructional Communication Rhetorical and Relational Perspectives by Marian L. Houser Handbook of Instructional Communication Rhetorical and Relational Perspectives

The Handbook of Instructional Communication offers a comprehensive collection of theory and research focusing on the role and effects of communication in instructional environments. Now in its Second Edition, the handbook covers an up-to-date array of topics, that include social...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement by Katrina M. Powell Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

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