Released on 2012-03-22Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Communication Yearbook 24

Communication Yearbook 24

Author: William Gudykunst

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135152932

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 537

View: 533

Communication Yearbook 24, originally published in 2001 comprises essays that address the current status of theory and research in each division and interest group of the International Communication Association (ICA). It focusses on the following questions: What are the parameters of the division/interest group, and what is the relationship of the division within other groups? What are the major theories used, and what research is there to support these theories?What are the major lines of research, and what are the main issues with which scholars must cope in the twenty-first century?
Released on 2009-03-04Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Communication Yearbook 29

Communication Yearbook 29

Author: Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135251178

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 468

View: 585

For the past 55 years, the International Communication Association (ICA) has provided a venue for scholars and researchers to share ideas and findings in all aspects of the field of communication through its expanding publications program and its annual conference. The Association also works to increase visibility for communication scholarship and to foster research internationally. Communication Yearbook 29 centers on the theme of Communication and the Future. Authors in this volume address the future as they review 12 diverse areas of communication research. There have been many changes in the world, and this volume addresses questions such as: Has the discipline of communication kept up with change? Have we adapted to new technology and moved forward in our thinking? What do we as a discipline have to say about the future? Are there new areas in which we should be making a contribution? And are there new ways of looking at long-standing lines of communication research? The focus of this volume is on what we can do as communication scholars to make a difference in everyday life and in the future. Communication Yearbook 29 is an important reference for scholars and graduate students across the field of communication.
Released on 2009-03-04Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Communication Yearbook 31

Communication Yearbook 31

Author: Christina S. Beck

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135591861

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 608

View: 579

Communication Yearbook 31 continues the tradition of publishing rich, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews. This volume offers insightful descriptions of research as well as reflections on the implications of those findings for other areas of the discipline. Editor Christina S. Beck presents a diverse, international selection of articles that highlight empirical and theoretical intersections in the communication discipline. Chapters in this volume include reviews of literature on silence in dispute, communicating about cancer, interpersonal conflict, trauma, identity, work relationships, communication and community, and media content diversity. This volume will be valuable to scholars across the communication discipline. Communication Yearbook 31 will be particularly beneficial to scholars in the areas of interpersonal, health, organizational, family, and intercultural communication; language and social interaction, and media studies.
Released on 2021-11-05Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Communication Yearbooks Vols 6-33 Set

Communication Yearbooks Vols 6-33 Set

Author: Various

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136630538

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 17176

View: 446

The Communication Yearbook annuals originally published between 1977 and 2009 publish diverse, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews that advance knowledge and understanding of communication systems, processes, and impacts across the discipline. Topics dealt with include Communication as Process, Research Methodology in Communication, Communication Effects, Taxonomy of Communication and European Communication Theory, Information Systems Division, Mass Communication Research, Mapping the Domain of Intercultural Communication, Public Relations, Feminist Scholarship, Communication Law and Policy, Visual Communication, Communication and Cross-Sex Friendships Across the Life Cycle, Television Programming and Sex Stereotyping, InterCultural Communication Training, Leadership and Relationships, Media Performance Assessment, Cognitive Approaches to Communication.
Released on 2010Categories Social Science

Mapping Communication and Media Research

Mapping Communication and Media Research

Author: Juha Koivisto

Publisher: University of Tampere

ISBN: 9789514479205

Category: Social Science

Page: 219

View: 604

Communication and media research is analysed in this study as a 'hegemonic apparatus', or a terrain of conflicting forces and organisation forms upon with social, cultural and political projects and values are produced, criticised and challenged. Drawing upon a series of detailed reports covering communication and media research internationally, from Germany, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, the USA, Australia, Japan and South Korea, the study provides a global overview of the contemporary situation and assesses future challenges and opportunities. Key information includes university departments, professorships and research centres, doctoral studies, gender relations, research funding, internationalisation and publishing and the impact of university reform.
Released on 2006-07-11Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Women in Mass Communication

Women in Mass Communication

Author: Pamela J. Creedon

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781452239613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 361

View: 902

The Third Edition of Women in Mass Communication provides a new generation of students with an insightful examination of women in the journalism and mass communication professions. In this seminal volume, editors Pamela Creedon and Judith Cramer offer ideas and directions for improving the status of women—and men— working in the field. Intended Audience This is an excellent text for undergraduate students in mass mommunication taking courses such as Women in Mass Media, Women in Journalism, or Issues in Mass Communication. It can also be used in a variety of courses in women′s studies, gender studies, and cultural studies departments.
Released on 2009-03-30Categories Business & Economics

Public Relations and Social Theory

Public Relations and Social Theory

Author: Øyvind Ihlen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135840372

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 385

View: 456

Public Relations and Social Theory broadens the theoretical scope of public relations through its application of the works of prominent social theorists to the study of public relations. The volume focuses on the work of key social theorists, including Jürgen Habermas, Niklas Luhmann, Michel Foucault, Ulrich Beck, Pierre Bourdieu, Anthony Giddens, Robert Putnam, Erving Goffman, Peter L. Berger, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Bruno Latour, Leon Mayhew, Dorothy Smith and Max Weber. Unique in its approach, the collection demonstrates how the theories of these scholars come to bear on the understanding of public relations as a social activity. Understanding public relations in its societal context entails a focus on such concepts as trust, legitimacy, understanding, and reflection, as well as on issues of power, behavior, and language. Each chapter is devoted to an individual theorist, providing an overview of that theorist’s key concepts and contributions, and exploring how these concepts can be applied to public relations as a practice. Each chapter also includes a box giving a short and concise presentation of the theorist, along with recommendation of key works and secondary literature. Overall, this volume will enhance understanding of theories and their applications in public relations, expanding the breadth and depth of the theoretic foundations of public relations. It will be of great interest to scholars and graduate students in public relations and strategic communication.
Released on 2009-02-12Categories Psychology

Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

Author: Adam Joinson

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191008085

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

View: 515

Over one billion people use the Internet globally. Psychologists are beginning to understand what people do online, and the impact being online has on behaviour. It's making us re-think many of our existing assumptions about what it means to be a social being. For instance, if we can talk, flirt, meet people and fall in love online, this challenges many of psychology's theories that intimacy or understanding requires physical co-presence. "The Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology" brings together many of the leading researchers in what can be termed 'Internet Psychology'. Though a very new area of research, it is growing at a phenomenal pace. In addition to well-studied areas of investigation, such as social identity theory, computer-mediated communication and virtual communities, the volume also includes chapters on topics as diverse as deception and misrepresentation, attitude change and persuasion online, Internet addiction, online relationships, privacy and trust, health and leisure use of the Internet, and the nature of interactivity. With over 30 chapters written by experts in the field, the range and depth of coverage is unequalled, and serves to define this emerging area of research. Uniquely, this content is supported by an entire section covering the use of the Internet as a research tool, including qualitative and quantitative methods, online survey design, personality testing, ethics, and technological and design issues. While it is likely to be a popular research resource to be 'dipped into', as a whole volume it is coherent and compelling enough to act as a single text book. "The Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology" is the definitive text on this burgeoning field. It will be an essential resource for anyone interested in the psychological aspects of Internet use, or planning to conduct research using the 'net'.
Released on 2002-06-06Categories Psychology

The Health Psychology Reader

The Health Psychology Reader

Author: David F Marks

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761972709

Category: Psychology

Page: 402

View: 878

The Health Psychology Reader is designed to complement and support the recent textbook Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice by David F. Marks, Michael Murray, Brian Evans and Carla Willig (SAGE, 2000). It can also be used as a stand-alone resource given its didactic nature. The Reader explores key topics within the health psychology field with incisive introductions to each section by the Editor and includes a selection of the most important theoretical and empirical published work.
Released on 2011-10-25Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Communication Yearbook 6

Communication Yearbook 6

Author: Michael Burgoon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415876810

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 965

View: 919

The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms - including trials and truth commissions - have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations 'tool-kit' for successful post-conflict recovery. It is now commonly assumed that by establishing individual accountability for human rights violations, and initiating truth-seeking and reconciliation programs, individuals and societies will be assisted to 'come to terms' with the violent past and states will make the 'transition' to peaceful, stable liberal democracies. Set against the backdrop of East Timor's referendum and the widespread violence of 1999, this book interrogates the gap between the official claims made for transitional justice and local expectations. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including extensive in-depth interviews with victims/survivors, community leaders and other actors, it produces a nuanced and critical account of the complex interplay between internationally-sponsored trials and truth commissions, national justice agendas and local priorities. The Dynamics of Transitional Justice fills a significant gap in the existing social science literature on transitional justice, and offers new insights for researchers and practitioners alike.
Released on 2011Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Qualitative Communication Research Methods

Qualitative Communication Research Methods

Author: Thomas R. Lindlof

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412974738

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 401

View: 127

While many volumes discuss qualitative methods, only Qualitative Communication Research Methods focuses on the history and diversity of their use within the communication discipline. This volume is written by, for, and about communication scholars. It introduces readers from any background to every step of the qualitative research process, from developing research topics and questions, all the way through writing a final report. In addition to covering the scope of theories and methods currently used in qualitative communication research, this book also discusses important trends influencing the future of that research. Key features in this new edition include: - A more clear and direct writing style, suitable for use in both undergraduate and graduate courses. - Numerous practical examples and exercises designed to reinforce student learning of concepts. - A critical guide to the contexts of qualitative research. More than ever, qualitative researchers operate in institutional contexts that present new dilemmas. The book brings readers up to date on related ethical, political, and practical issues, including: the influences of globalization on the design and conduct of research; the appropriate use of recording technology in conducting fieldwork; the unique challenges and opportunities related to studying multi-media, on-line environments; and ongoing innovation and controversy surrounding genres and formats of qualitative writing. - An integrated "suite" of chapters on data-producing methods. In addition to updated discussions of participant-observation and qualitative interviewing, this edition includes a new chapter on the study of material culture and documents. Together, these three chapters help readers to learn how fieldwork methods can successfully combine in a flexible, integrated fashion. - Cutting-edge technological developments. The book informs and advises readers about the latest developments in technology for qualitative communication research. This discussion focuses on how "new" media - such as e-mail, texting, cell phone video, and blogging - not only form topics of research, but also the means of recording, analyzing, and textually "representing" data.
Released on 2006-01-17Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Handbook of New Media

Handbook of New Media

Author: Leah A Lievrouw

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412921220

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 497

View: 862

Thoroughly revised and updated, this Student Edition of the successful Handbook of New Media has been abridged to showcase the best of the hardback edition. This Handbook sets out boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state-of-the-art of the field. Covering major problem areas of research, the Handbook of New Media includes an introductory essay by the editors and a concluding essay by Ron Rice. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned scholar, provides a review of the most significant social research findings and insights.