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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
Statistical Methods for Communication Science is the only statistical methods volume currently available that focuses exclusively on statistics in communication research. Writing in a straightforward, personal style, author Andrew F. Hayes offers this accessible and thorough introduction to statistical methods, starting with the fundamentals of measurement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95
At the beginning of the 20th century, Progressive reformers set up curricula in journalism, public relations, and creative writing to fulfill their own purposes: well-trained rhetors could convince the United States citizenry to accept Progressive thinking on monopolies and unions and to elect reform candidates. Although Progressive politicians and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 64.00
In recent years, computer content analysis has undergone something of a renaissance. Inexpensive and powerful desktop computers mean that computer analysis of texts is available to most researchers. The availability of software to do analyses, however, is not always linked to clear theoretical and methodological understandings. This volume seeks to... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; Not Available
National parks are the places that present ideas of nature to Americans: Zion, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone bring to mind quintessential and awe-inspiring wilderness. By examining how rhetoric?particularly visual rhetoric?has worked to shape our views of nature and the ?natural? place of humans, Observation Points offers insights into questions... more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 50.00
Looking at how the family is represented by the media, and by scrutinizing the manner in which it is regulated, this book uncovers the ways in which academic research and welfare policy have colluded with political rhetoric and the popular media to re-invent a mythical ideal family. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
A Practical Guide to Graphics Reporting explains all of the most important skills and theoretical considerations for creating diagrams, charts, maps, and other forms of information graphics intended to provide readers with valuable visual and textual news and information. Research and writing skills as they relate to graphics reporting are explained,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 240.00
The value of multi-disciplinary research lies in the exchange of ideas and methods across the traditional boundaries between areas of study. It could be argued that many of the advances in science and engineering take place because the ideas, methods and the tools of thought from one discipline become re-applied in another. The topic of "the visual"... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2008; US$ 32.00
Taking the fall of the Berlin Wall as a key marker in recent history ? a period in which increasingly we find ourselves watching ?instant history? unfold live on air ? the book presents a new critical concept of image critique: a double procedure of both a critique of images and the use of images as a means to engage with our contemporary mediated... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 179.66
This corpus-based study of allusions in the British press shows the range of targets journalists allude to - from Shakespeare to TV soaps, from Jane Austen to Hillary Clinton, from hymns to nursery rhymes, proverbs and riddles. It analyzes the linguistic forms allusions take and demonstrates how allusions function meaningfully in discourse.... more...