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Distinctive Qualities in Communication Research

Distinctive Qualities in Communication Research Author Donal Carbaugh
ISBN-10 9781135221003
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 136
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This timely volume provides an in-depth look at why the field of communication is so central in initiatives for social impact around the world. In Distinctive Qualities in Communication Research, editors Donal Carbaugh and Patrice M. Buzzanell bring together scholars with varied and productive approaches to communication to address the question of what distinguishes communication research from similar studies in other disciplines. Each contributor responds to the question: "What makes your research communication research? How does your program of inquiry treat communication not simply as data, but as its primary theoretical concern?" Their responses are the heart of this book. The questions addressed and answered herein define the qualities that set research in communication apart from work in related fields, such as social psychology, linguistics, sociology, anthropology, and psychology. The book begins and ends by looking across these studies generally, bringing into view not only the specific possibilities in the study of communication today, but also what such study contributes generally to understanding human problems, social relations, and communities. This volume provides an invaluable resource for graduate students beginning their study in communication; academics needing to define the distinctive contributions that communication research makes; and administrators who want to understand the scope and breadth of work in communication. It provides an invaluable resource for defining the role of communication research in the academic community and the contributions it makes to the study of human interaction.



The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research

The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research Author Frank Esser
ISBN-10 9781136514241
Release 2013-06-19
Pages 546
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The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research. It fills an obvious gap in the literature and offers an extensive and interdisciplinary discussion of the general approach of comparative research, its prospect and problems as well as its applications in crucial sub-fields of communications. The first part of the volume charts the state of the art in the field; the second section introduces relevant areas of communication studies where the comparative approach has been successfully applied in recent years; the third part offers an analytical review of conceptual and methodological issues; and the last section proposes a roadmap for future research.



Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research

Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research Author Lawrence R. Frey
ISBN-10 9781135231781
Release 2009-07-21
Pages 712
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The Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research provides a state-of-the-art review of communication scholarship that addresses real-world concerns, issues, and problems. This comprehensive examination of applied communication research, including its foundations, research methods employed, significant issues confronted, important contexts in which such research has been conducted, and overviews of some exemplary programs of applied communication research, shows how such research has and can make a difference in the world and in people’s lives. The sections and chapters in this Handbook: explain what constitutes applied communication scholarship, encompassing a wide range of approaches and clarifying relationships among theoretical perspectives, methodological procedures, and applied practices demonstrate the breadth and depth of applied communication scholarship review and synthesize literature about applied communication areas and topics in coherent, innovative, and pedagogically sound ways set agendas for future applied communication scholarship. Unique to this volume are chapters presenting exemplary programs of applied communication research that demonstrate the principles and practices of such scholarship, written by the scholars who conducted the programs. As an impressive benchmark in the ongoing growth and development of communication scholarship, editors Lawrence R. Frey and Kenneth N. Cissna provide an exceptional resource that will help new and experienced scholars alike to understand, appreciate, and conduct high-quality communication research that can positively affect people’s lives.



Communication Yearbook 33

Communication Yearbook 33 Author Christina S. Beck
ISBN-10 9781135227319
Release 2009-05-07
Pages 544
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The Communication Yearbook annuals publish diverse, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews across the field of communication. Sponsored by the International Communication Association, volumes offer 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.



Papers from the National Communication Association Convention

Papers from the     National Communication Association Convention Author National Communication Association (U.S.). Convention
ISBN-10 PSU:000060776051
Release 2006
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The Rhetoric of Racism Revisited

The Rhetoric of Racism Revisited Author Mark Lawrence McPhail
ISBN-10 0742517195
Release 2002
Pages 221
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In this updated and significantly expanded edition of his The Rhetoric of Racism, Mark McPhail responds to subsequent critiques and advances in scholarship. Like the earlier text, Revisited looks at the rhetorical dynamics of racism--how, in addition to social and material structures and institutions, language can be a cause and facilitator of racism. Revised introductions and four new chapters add thorough discussions of essentialism and racial difference; theories of complicity and coherence, including critical applications; the theory of racism as a problem of psychiatry; and perspectives on contemporary racial discourse. Visit our website for sample chapters!



Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy

Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy Author Benjamin Isakhan
ISBN-10 9780748653683
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 384
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Re-examines the long and complex history of democracy and broadens the traditional view of this history by complementing it with examples from unexplored or under-examined quarters.



Third Annual Communications Research Symposium

Third Annual Communications Research Symposium Author Joseph P. McKerns
ISBN-10 MINN:31951P010801083
Release 1980
Pages 348
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Communications Research Symposium a Proceedings

Communications Research Symposium  a Proceedings Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000007492444
Release 1980
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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography Author Arthur James Wells
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105211722686
Release 2009
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Communication Technology

Communication Technology Author Everett M. Rogers
ISBN-10 9780029271209
Release 1986-06-11
Pages 273
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The Series in Communication Technology and Society is an integrated series centering on the social aspects of communication technology. Written by outstanding communications specialists, it is designed to provide a much-needed interdisciplinary approach to the study of this rapidly changing field. The industrial nations of the world have become Information Societies. Advanced technologies have created a communication revolution, and the individual, through the advent of computers, has become an active participant in this process. The "human" aspect, therefore, is as important as technologically advanced media systems in understanding communication technology. The flagship book in the Series in Communication Technology and Society, Communication Technology introduces the history and uses of the new technologies and examines basic issues posed by interactive media in areas that affect intellectual, organization, and social life. Author and series co-editor Everett M. Rogers defines the field of communication technology with its major implications for researchers, students, and practitioners in an age of ever more advanced information exchange. CONTENTS The Changing Nature of Human Communication What Are the New Communication Technologies? History of Communication Science Adoption and Implementation of Communication Technologies Social Impacts of Communication Technologies New Theory New Research Methods Applications of the New Communication Technologies



Contemporary Communication Research Methods

Contemporary Communication Research Methods Author Mary John Smith
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105040913654
Release 1988-01-01
Pages 382
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A college textbook on methodology and research.



Communication

Communication Author Judith S. Trent
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105020149469
Release 1998
Pages 417
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Intended to provide a “century's end” overview of where the entire field of communication is heading, the speeches reprinted here were given at the 1996 national convention of the Speech Communication Association. Some of the most prominent researchers active in the discipline were asked to review the state of the art in their area of specialization, to limn new areas promising for study, and to help chart the course for the further study into the next century. Commissioned by Judith S. Trent, president of the National Communication Association, the speeches reprinted here include valuable and insightful overviews from such diverse areas as interpersonal communication studies, to examinations of the volatile realms of politics and organizations, to discussions of emerging issues like gender, health, and education, to descriptions of the contributions provided by critical lenses like social theory and cultural studies. All provide a broad look at where the field is, where it has emerged from, and, most importantly, where it is going. A joint venture of the National Communication Association and Allyn & Bacon, this volume will serve both as a text for graduate and undergraduate students taking courses like Communication Theory, Communication Education, and Introduction to Communication Studies and as a valuable resource for scholars and teachers in the field. While Allyn & Bacon will make this volume broadly available to its customers and to interested members of the profession free of charge, the text will also be available for course adoption at a reasonable price. Proceeds from sales of the text for class adoption will be placed in a special fund, administered by the National Communication Association, and used to sponsor professional activities for graduate students at future annual national conventions.



Creativity in communications

Creativity in communications Author Robert A. Adams
ISBN-10 UOM:39015006728029
Release 1971
Pages 152
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Political Power and Communications in Indonesia

Political Power and Communications in Indonesia Author Karl D. Jackson
ISBN-10 0520042050
Release 1980
Pages 424
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Frontiers of Speech Communication Research

Frontiers of Speech Communication Research Author Björn Lindblom
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106005072175
Release 1979-01-01
Pages 393
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Included in Communication

Included in Communication Author Judith S. Trent
ISBN-10 1563770512
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 188
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A practice-oriented volume written by communication faculty for their colleagues and others who care about the retention and success of students of color in the discipline's gateway courses. Associate editors: Wenshu Lee, Mark Lawrence McPhail, and Dolores Valencia Tanno. Consulting reviewer, Orlando L. Taylor.