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Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies


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Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1993, this set offers a fantastic variety of texts on communications, connecting with psychology, media, sociology, development studies, gender studies and history. Specific volumes look at topics from listening, third-world mass-communication, and ethics in communication, to feminist communications, the internet, and communication policy in developed countries. In such a wide and exciting area of study, this set is an excellent collection of previously out-of-print titles.

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Understanding Communication: The Signifying Web

Understanding Communication: The Signifying Web

1st Edition

David Crowley
August 29, 2017

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...

Communication and Sex-role Socialization

Communication and Sex-role Socialization

1st Edition

Cynthia Berryman-Fink, Deborah Ballard-Reisch, Lisa H. Newman
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1993. The essays in this book collectively seek to illuminate the role of communication and sex-role socialization throughout the life cycle. Section 1 addresses some important issues and behaviours that have an impact on the beginnings of the socialization process. Section...

Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication

Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication

1st Edition

Lana F. Rakow
August 29, 2017

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...

Reception and Response: Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

Reception and Response: Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

1st Edition

Graham McGregor, R. S. White
August 29, 2017

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...

The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

1st Edition

R. S. White
August 29, 2017

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...

Mass Communications Research Methods: A Step-by-Step Approach

Mass Communications Research Methods: A Step-by-Step Approach

1st Edition

H.J. Hsia
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1988. Step-by-step, this book leads students from problem identification, through the mazes of surveys, experimentation, historical/qualitative studies, statistical analysis, and computer data processing to the final submission and publication in scientific or popular...

The World Wide Web: Beneath the Surf

The World Wide Web: Beneath the Surf

1st Edition

Mark Handley, Jon Crowcroft
August 29, 2017

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...

Communication Policy in Developed Countries

Communication Policy in Developed Countries

1st Edition

Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural...

Powermatics: A Discursive Critique of New Communications Technology

Powermatics: A Discursive Critique of New Communications Technology

1st Edition

Marike Finlay - de Monchy
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1987. This critical work is an exploration of new communications technology in its social context, as a social discourse determined by other forms of inter-play. The author refers to Weber, Innis, Habermas and Foucault to develop her argument....

Face-to-Face Interaction: Research, Methods, and Theory

Face-to-Face Interaction: Research, Methods, and Theory

1st Edition

Starkey Duncan, Donald W. Fiske
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1977. This book focuses on how to do research in the area of face-to-face interaction when studying human social conduct. It covers the methods of data collection and analysis and looks at the efficiency of these. It secondarily considers a model for conceptualising such...

Human Communication: Theoretical Explorations

Human Communication: Theoretical Explorations

1st Edition

Albert Silverstein
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1974. This is an introductory text on the basic processes in communication with each chapter written by an eminent theorist in one of the main disciplines dealing with communication. It both surveys the range of issues and presents the individual author’s personal...

Communications and the 'Third World'

Communications and the 'Third World'

1st Edition

Geoffrey Reeves
August 29, 2017

Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed...

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