"The Handbook of Media and Mass Communication Theory" presents a comprehensive collection of original essays that focus on all aspects of current and classic theories and practices relating to media and mass communication. Focuses on all aspects of current and classic theories and practices relating to media and mass communication Includes essays from a variety of global contexts, from Asia and the Middle East to the Americas Gives niche theories new life in several essays that use them to illuminate their application in specific contexts Features coverage of a wide variety of theoretical perspectives Pays close attention to the use of theory in understanding new communication contexts, such as social media
Encyclopedia presents an international and interdisciplinary perspective on a broad range of topics including digital social media, online gaming, law and policy analysis, and communication technologies. Essays are approximately 2000-10,000 words.
Features articles written by global scholars on ground-breaking subjects related to Language and Social Interaction work developing globally and across subjects.
Multi-disciplinary articles covering the subject of language and social interaction, linking communication studies, linguistics and discourse studies, psychology, sociology, and business scholars. Articles include bibliographies.
In-depth, scholarly articles presenting theory, empirical research, and academic and professional discourse on the key issues of political communication.
Features articles written by international experts in their field. Topics within the broad subjects of political science, sociology, psychology, and communication are covered. Also includes articles covering democracy and democratization, election campaigns, media and journalism, strategic communication, political attitudes, political communication theory and philosophy, and research methods. Articles include bibliographies.
Essays that examine specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes, and topics in Television.
Includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television and the quiz show scandal. Also includes histories of major television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information.